This Sept. 16, 2010 photo shows Allen Owen, a forester with the Colorado State Forest Service, in the recently burned wildfire area west of Boulder, Colo. Owen says fire mitigation efforts that seek ... more 
This Sept. 16, 2010 photo shows Allen Owen, a forester with the Colorado State Forest Service, in the recently burned wildfire area west of Boulder, Colo. Owen says fire mitigation efforts that seek to restore a ponderosa forest to its natural state seemed to survive the fire better than others. Directly behind Owen is Bald Mountain, where crews removed hundreds of trees two years ago. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By P. Solomon Banda
Mon, Sep 20, 2010 3:00 AM EDT