Year after year, massive fires continue to rip through the wildland-urban interface (WUI) in Colorado, but in the face of climate change, our beloved forests might not return after these catastrophic events. CU Boulder PhD student Monica Rother investigates these post-fire ecosystems in an effort to predict what the Colorado Front Range might look like in a warmer, drier future.
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