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Grows of aspen like these off Forest Road 300 have been dying off across the Southwest as a result of a combination of drought and changes in fire patterns.

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Drought can kill trees even after rainfall resumes

Warming trend likely to kill millions of trees, force wholesale ecosystem changes across Rim Country

The era of deeper, longer droughts predicted for the Southwest will spur widespread, landscape altering tree deaths .

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