LARGEST WILDFIRES IN NEW MEXICO’S HISTORY
Payne Institute Earth Observation Group student worker Elijah Mt. Castle writes about how multiple wildfires have been burning in the state since April. These fires have surpassed the largest fires in New Mexico’s history. Dry conditions, high winds, and the number of fires have hindered fire suppression. Fortunately, most of the wildfires are either contained or approaching containment. June 1, 2022.