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Upcoming Meeting Sept 21, 2021

The Colorado Prescribed Fire Council will host a pre-conference workshop Sept 21 in Grand Junction at the Colorado Wildland Fire Conference. https://www.wildfire-colorado.com/. The Council session will be a set of discussions about topics that organizations should consider before creating a prescribed fire program. The presentations will include a brief review of the Colorado Department of Health and Environment Air Quality permit program and issues of smoke management; Division of Fire Prevention and Control regulations, guidelines Read more…

March 8, 2021 Virtual Meeting

The March 8, 2021 CO Prescribed Fire Council Virtual Meeting was the most attended and successful event of the Colorado Prescribed Fire Council in recent times. Presentations included observations of how the Cameron Peak Wildfire interacted with prescribed fire units on the Arapaho Roosevelt National Forest, a Seasonal Outlook for prescribed fire by the National Weather Service, and a presentation by the burn boss of the Elkhorn 4 Prescribed Fire Escape. The final session was Read more…

News and Training

The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and the Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils (CPFC) worked collaboratively to produce the 2020 National Prescribed Fire Use Report. Why Wildfires Are Necessary Study: Wildfires produced up to half of pollution in US West ABC News Meetings and Training Colorado Prescribed Fire Council Virtual Meeting, March 8, 2021. Register here. Colorado Wildland Fire and Incident Management Academy National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center  The Nature Conservancy Prescribed Fire Read more…