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Wildfire & Forestry Management

Wildfire is a risk across Colorado where dry seasons and dry vegetation, human error, or lightning strikes have come together to start and fuel devastating forest fires. Forestry management and wildfire mitigation efforts can help reduce the risk of a wildfire spreading.  Having a wildfire plan can also mitigate the danger to people and livestock. Learn more to mitigate wildfire risk and maintain healthy forests on your property with these CSU Extension Resources

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Initial Steps You Can Take Now

Below are initial steps you can take to protect you, your family, your home, and your community from wildfire.

  1. Sign up for Code Red
  2. Harden your home
  3. Create defensible space around your home
  4. Use fire resistant landscaping
  5. Create your Wildfire Action Plan
  6. Set up your emergency evacuation kit
  7. Review your Community Wildfire Protection Implementation Plan

Wildfire & Forestry Management Publications from CSU Extension

Other Partner Resources About Wildfire & Forestry Management

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.