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Northern Colorado watersheds that can support wildfires without causing long term damage to watershed services and communities.


Our mission is to create resilient landscapes by facilitating an increase in the pace and scale of not only mechanical fuel reduction methods but also prescribed fires and strategically managed wildland fires across jurisdictional boundaries.


By planning and implementing collaboratively across federal, state, county, and private lands, we will increase the effectiveness of wildfire mitigation treatments and improve watershed protection outcomes.

The Norther Colorado Fireshed Collaborative (NCFC) operates as an umbrella for various entities working on managing wildfire risk to collaboratively identify, build support for, and implement these actions in strategic priority areas. The intent is for the NCFC to augment and elevate – not replace – the work of governmental and nongovernmental organizations and collaborative groups. NCFC functions as a ‘force multiplier’ to maximize the impact of local-level entities.

The Northern Colorado Fireshed Collaborative (NCFC) spans the Front Range from the Wyoming border through Clear Creek County.

We are proud members of Fire Adapted Colorado (FACO)

The Northern Colorado Fireshed Collaborative is a member of FACO, who’s mission is to be “A collective voice and representative organization for Colorado that provides educational and networking opportunities for communities, groups and individual stakeholders focused on reducing the negative impacts of wildfires in the state.”