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Photos by Tom Brossart/Roundup
Water Balance: Many once year-round streams running off the Mogollon Rim have all but dried up, partly because tree thickets on top of the Rim drink up every drop of moisture, leaving little to run off to soak into the ground and gradually feed water into streams.

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