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Fuel Treatments West of Estes Park Help Save Town from Destructive East Troublesome Fire

A Close Call for Estes Park, Colorado All eyes turned to Estes Park, Colorado on October 21, 2020 when the East Troublesome Fire, which originated west of Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) near Grand Lake, jumped the continental divide and began moving eastward. Due to the location of the spot fie, multiple evacuation orders were […]

Be prepared before a wildfire starts

Wildfire Resources for Larimer County

It is often said, “proper planning prevents poor performance”.  This sentiment couldn’t be more true than when it comes to an emergency. With the wildfire season upon us, it is important to know what to do when fire occurs and what resources are available to you.  The High Park Fire of 2012 showed us how […]

Prescribed Fire is Key for Watershed Health

Prescribed Fire is Key for Watershed Health

Controlling Wildfire in the West: Anyone living in the arid mountain West knows the reality of wildfire; it’s not if wildfire will happen, but when. Each summer as the temperatures rise and the landscape dries, we hope to be spared the sight of smoke on the horizon. What if we could combat wildfire before it […]

Invest in Watershed Protection

Resources for Building Water Funds

Why Water Quality Matters to You: The health of our forests and the resiliency of our watershed ecosystems are in jeopardy. Our cities continue to grow, while our water quality and supplies diminish. Currently one in ten people worldwide lack access to clean water and by the year 2025 two thirds of the world will […]