Slash Pile Burning

Slash Pile Burning
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Georgetown Reservoir Wildland Mitigation – Pile Burning

Total Project Area: 47 acres

Project Description: The Georgetown Reservoir Wildland Mitigation consists of 47 acres of lodgepole forest with areas of aspen. The forest in the area goes right up to the edge of Georgetown Reservoir and would directly affect future water quality in the case of a fire. This area is the primary water source for the 1,131 residents of the Town of Georgetown, as well as providing supply to the City of Black Hawk, City of Golden,…

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Cedar Park – Sylvan Dale Fuel Reduction Project

Total Project Area: 106 acres
Percent Complete: 84%

This forest thinning project takes place on Sylvan Dale Ranch, which shares a boundary with planned U.S. Forest Service Cedar Park treatments. The targeted treatments have been identified as high risk to drinking water supplies by the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute. The project will reduce…

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Elkhorn Creek Forest Health Initiative

Total Project Area: 900

In 2015, the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed (CPRW) partnered with Larimer County Conservation Corps, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Ben Delatour Scout Ranch and The Nature Conservancy (TNC), collectively forming the Elkhorn Creek Forest Health Initiative (ECHI). ECFHI formed to test the effectiveness of integrating…

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Ember Alliance Slash Pile Burning 2021

Total Project Area: TBD

The Ember Alliance will be burning slash piles on private lands in the Elkhorn Creek area of Larimer County during the winter of 2021. Burning of these piles could take place throughout the upcoming snowy, winter months. Ignitions could start as early as February 2021.…

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USFS Slash Pile Burning 2021

Total Project Area: TBD

As winter conditions settle in across Colorado's northern Front Range, the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests will work to burn slash piles resulting from fuels reduction and hazardous tree removal projects across the area. This season’s pile burning could begin as soon as Jan. 5,…

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