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Collaborative Workshop Unveils Strategic Approach for Wildfire Management in Big Thompson Watershed

In a recent gathering that underscored the importance of community collaboration in mitigating the risks of wildfires, the Big Thompson Watershed Health Partnership (BTWHP) once again convened to review and discuss Potential Operational Delineations (PODS) boundaries.  These PODS serve as a vital framework for strategically managing wildfire risks and resources in this ecologically significant region. [...]

Enhancing Fire Preparedness: Mapping PODs in the Big Thompson Watershed

Last week, members of the Big Thompson Watershed Health Partnership came together for a crucial initiative—to map out PODs (Potential Operational Delineations) across the watershed. Led by Daniel Godwin, Fire Management Planning Specialist and Wildfire Crisis Strategy Program Manager for the Arapahoe-Roosevelt National Forest, this mapping exercise aimed to identify and connect PODs within our [...]

Exploring Forest Health and Watershed Resilience: Out in the Field with the Colorado Forest Health Council

The Big Thompson Watershed Health Partnership (BTWHP) recently organized a field tour for members of the Colorado Forest Health Council, a Governor-appointed group of influential leaders focused on advising the Governor on matters concerning forest health across the state. The Council aims to foster cross-jurisdictional collaboration among federal, state, and local government entities, as well [...]

Grant Funding Awarded to Support Big Thompson Watershed Health Partnership

We are very pleased to announce that we have been selected to receive grant funding to support the Big Thompson Watershed Health Partnership (BTWHP). This essential support will allow us to further our mission of creating resilient landscapes and addressing wildfire risks in Northern Colorado. The Northern Colorado Fireshed Fund, established in collaboration with the [...]

Local Organizations Join Forces to Protect the Big Thompson Watershed

Loveland, CO –  Widespread decline in forest health due to the effects of climate change and wildfire suppression have decreased the ecological resilience of the Big Thompson watershed and exponentially increased the risk of catastrophic wildfire. This has put the communities within the forested areas as well as those dependent upon its natural resources at [...]