A Smoky Walk Next to Ash Canyon Creek

I wanted to see green trees and water

A dirt trail leading into pine trees with mountains and a smoky blue sky in the background.
The trail. Photo by Kim Zuch.

July’s drought and dry lightning caused two nearby wildfires. One to the north and one to the south of Carson City, Nevada. For a while, we had smoke from both fires settling into the valleys. During the periods of thick smoke, when the air was at unhealthy levels, we were supposed to limit our…




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Kim Zuch

Kim Zuch

I write about nature, birdwatching, the outdoors, and conservation issues. I like to share pictures and sometimes my dogs show up. Twitter: @kimclawson2

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