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Magnolia Trails Project

Reid Armstrong, Boulder.  The first implementation meeting for the U.S. Forest Service’s Magnolia Non-Motorized Trails Project will take place from 1-4 p.m. Friday, April 21. The ...

Forsythe II gets support with conditions

John Scarffe, Nederland.  Nederland residents, especially those from Big Springs, expressed their concerns about the Forsythe II project during a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, ...

Finding of No Significant Impact : Forsythe II Project

[Editor’s note: This is a portion of the entire release. The entire release can be found at http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/arp/landmanagement/projects/?cid=STELPRD3846763.]   Monte ...

Saws and Slaws celebrates 2015 season

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.   The dining room at Camp Wondervu was dotted with orange vests, the honored uniform of Saws and Slaws volunteers. It looked kind of like a Bronco Pep ...

Bright light in the night : Forest Service begins burning slash piles

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.   This is the time of year when mountain residents are apt to see piles of slash burning in the forest service mitigation areas. As foresters watch ...

Local firefighters participate in prescribed burn

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.   On Monday, firefighters from the Nederland Fire Protection District as well as from Timberline Fire Protection District joined other Boulder County ...

Firewise Cleanup Checklist

Randy Lee, Nederland Firewise Action Committee. Did you ever wonder where the “Firewise” in the Nederland “Firewise Town Cleanup” came from? In 2013, the Town decided to seek ...

Spring Wildfire Preparedness and a Challenge

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Even though we just got a beautifully wet spring snow, it’s time to think about getting ready for fire season. This early moisture ...

Free Branch Disposal and Spring Cleaning

Ryan Ludlow, Boulder County. The Nederland Community Forestry Sort Yard is now open for the season. You can drop off branches, logs, cut grass, raked up pine needles and noxious weeds ...
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