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2008-10-13 09:00:25

By Associated Press DRAPER -- The U.S. Forest Service has released its plan to restore the area burned by an 808-acre wildfire in Corner Canyon that got dangerously close to some homes. Gully trenches will be dug. Approximately 1,500 feet of wire fence and sediment traps will be installed in drainages above homes in Bear Creek and Cherry Creek Canyons. Government officials will begin wood straw mulching and seeding 140 acres of land affected by the fire to reduce soil erosion expected...

2008-10-08 09:00:24

DRAPER -- The U.S. Forest Service has released its plan to restore the area burned by an 808-acre wildfire in Corner Canyon that got dangerously close to some homes. Gully trenches will be dug. Approximately 1,500 feet of wire fence and sediment traps will be installed in drainages above homes in Bear Creek and Cherry Creek Canyons. Government officials will begin wood straw mulching and seeding 140 acres of land affected by the fire to reduce soil erosion expected by thunderstorms and...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin