See What a Prescribed Burn Looks Like For Yourself
Join local environmentalist Sam Hitt on a walk through the old growth forest starting at the Black Canyon campground just a few minutes from downtown Santa Fe on the ski area road.
Sam Hitt has nearly 40 years of environmental conservation experience in the Southwest. During the early 1980s, he founded Elk Mountain Action to protect old growth forests. In 1989, he founded Forest Guardians (now WildEarth Guardians) to help support the community and protect the local environment. He is currently the founder and director of Wild Watershed, a volunteer group working on aquatic conservation in the Southwest. Sam serves as president of the Santa Fe Forest Coalition.
Where: Start at the Black Canyon campground.
What to Bring: This is a moderate level hike. Expect to hike for two hours minimum. Pack a lunch and water. Dress appropriately for outdoor activity (hat, hiking boots, etc.)