Smoke plume rises from the Rough fire above Hume Lake (lower left) in this photo taken Aug. 24 at Panoramic Point in Kings Canyon National Park.
Smoke plume rises from the Rough fire above Hume Lake (lower left) in this photo taken Aug. 24 at Panoramic Point in Kings Canyon National Park. Craig Kohlruss ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Smoke plume rises from the Rough fire above Hume Lake (lower left) in this photo taken Aug. 24 at Panoramic Point in Kings Canyon National Park. Craig Kohlruss ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
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Mark Grossi has the pulse of the San Joaquin Valley ecosystem, writing since 1993 about subjects such as the region's notorious air quality, the restoration of the San Joaquin River and unhealthy drinking water in rural towns. Twitter: @markgrossi Mark retired from The Bee in October 2015.