Monday, February 1, 2010

More Carbonate Creek Maples-Gila National Forest


More photos of the maples. Some of these trees are quite large, and are certainly the tallest big tooth maples I have seen anywhere in the Gila.This was an unforgettable New Mexico/ Gila experience for me. Sadly this area may be greatly altered now due to the Silver Fire( June, 2013). UPDATE(March,2016)- Many of these trees were burned,but some are growing back from the roots. Others survived relatively intact,but some,including some large ones, are gone.

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