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Wildfire preparedness

Rick Dirr, Nederland Fire Chief.  Wildfire preparedness is a bit like eating an elephant.  Likely, you worked mitigating trees, getting rid of beetle kill, low limbing the trees close ...
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Saws and Slaws: Award-winning work that builds community

CB Bassity, Peak to Peak. Sawzin-who? Saws and Slaws—it’s short for chainsaws and coleslaws, the defining features of a Saws and Slaws event. Once a month, if the weather ...
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Saws and Slaws spreads to Gilpin

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     After a successful Saws and Slaws summer mostly in the Big Springs area, the group has once again been asked to help out in a neighborhood: this ...
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Fuel reduction to begin in Nederland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     At the beginning of last Thursday’s Parks, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Board meeting at the Nederland Community Center, board member Randy ...
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IMPORTANT MEETING

The Nederland Parks and Open Space Advisory Board (PROSAB) will hold a Public Meeting on August 21, 2014 7pm at the Nederland Community Room on Local Forest Fuels Treatment Projects. Wildfire ...
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Gilpin Mitigation Grant

Emmit Hoyl, Gilpin Wildfire Mitigation Grant Coordinator.     Trees are falling in Gilpin County as homeowners mitigate their property to the risks of wildfire! The Gilpin Wildfire ...
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Magnolia residents take on USFS

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County The tree felling on Magnolia Road began about a month ago. Previously a tunnel through cramped and diseased lodgepole pine trees, the dirt road was opened ...

James Creek fuels project area, Unit RFB8, located off of County Road 102J between Gold Lake and Jamestown

U.S. Forest Service firefighters plan to take advantage of existing and forecasted snow accumulation to burn slash piles in the James Creek fuels project area, Unit RFB8, located off ...