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Wildfire

What’s in Your Fire Box?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The smell of smoke is in the air again.  And as I drive down to work, I hear about a small fire that ignited on Sugarloaf Road.  Fortunately, the fire fighters jump on it quickly and snuff it out when it is only around seven acres….

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The New Normal?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As I walked out of work, the air felt thick and grainy.  Driving down the street,  I glanced towards the Flatirons and was flabbergasted.  The mountains were gone, buried behind a gray, smoky haze.  Instead of the quintessential blue sky day where I could easily spot…

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New Campfire Law

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The Cold Springs Wildfire of 2016 and Colorado’s largest wildfire have one thing in common.  They both were started by a campfire that had not been put out properly.  Perhaps that is why Colorado enacted a new law on July 1 called the Campfire Law. Disastrous Consequences…

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Fire Restrictions

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Something historic is happening in southwest Colorado.  And no, it doesn’t involve the discovery of gold or other precious minerals.  Instead it has to do with the greatest threat to our precious wilderness areas and forests – wildfire. Historic Closure For the first time in its…

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