High Park Fire http://www.kunc.org en Wet Weather Dampens Colorado Fire Season, For Now http://www.kunc.org/post/wet-weather-dampens-colorado-fire-season-now <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Colorado’s wildfire season has been quiet so far, only 3,400 acres have burned across the state. That’s a far cry from the well over 100,000 acres blackened by July 2013.</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:54:37 +0000 Nathan Heffel 58709 at http://www.kunc.org Wet Weather Dampens Colorado Fire Season, For Now Firefighting Personnel Readying For Colorado Fire Season http://www.kunc.org/post/firefighting-personnel-readying-colorado-fire-season <p>Despite Colorado’s higher than average snowpack, there’s no guarantee it will reduce the risk of wildfires in 2014. That’s why state, federal and military personal are taking the lessons learned during the severe 2012 and 2013 fire seasons to be better prepared.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54967 at http://www.kunc.org Firefighting Personnel Readying For Colorado Fire Season CSU Launches Center For WUI Wildfire Risk Management http://www.kunc.org/post/csu-launches-center-wui-wildfire-risk-management <p>Colorado wildfires are becoming increasingly costly and destructive. Since 2002, wildfires have destroyed roughly 2,000 structures according <a href="http://wildfire.cr.usgs.gov/firehistory/data.html">to federal fire data.</a> In response to this growing risk, Colorado State University is launching a new center focused on creating wildfire management solutions “for the next generation.”</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 21:53:13 +0000 Grace Hood 51338 at http://www.kunc.org CSU Launches Center For WUI Wildfire Risk Management High Park Fire Watershed Restoration Efforts Starting To Take Hold http://www.kunc.org/post/high-park-fire-watershed-restoration-efforts-starting-take-hold <p>Despite September&rsquo;s historic rains and flooding in Northern Colorado the restoration work continues in the watersheds heavily damaged by 2012&rsquo;s High Park Fire.</p><p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:37:01 +0000 Nathan Heffel 50667 at http://www.kunc.org High Park Fire Watershed Restoration Efforts Starting To Take Hold CDOT Announces Culvert Improvements In Poudre Canyon http://www.kunc.org/post/cdot-announces-culvert-improvements-poudre-canyon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In an effort to reduce future road closures and maintenance emergencies in the </span>Poudre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Canyon, The Colorado Department of Transportation is replacing or expanding six culverts in the area.</span></p><p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 19:57:51 +0000 Nathan Heffel 49099 at http://www.kunc.org CDOT Announces Culvert Improvements In Poudre Canyon