Colorado State Forest Service


Wed March 26, 2014

Working Together, Firefighting Air Resources Train For Fire Season

A military helicopter practices a water drop near Chatfield Reservoir in Littleton Tuesday.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Flexing its firefighting air power, the Colorado National Guard and wildland firefighters are conducting aerial fire suppression training exercises at reservoirs across the Front Range. When preparing for the upcoming wildfire season nothing is being left to chance.

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Thu February 20, 2014

Forest Health, Fire Mitigation Are Factors As Colo. Moves Deeper Into Wildlands

A firefighter walks though the burned aftermath of the Black Forest Fire northeast of Colorado Springs. Picture taken June 21, 2013.
Credit Earth Observatory / NASA


Sun April 28, 2013

New Website Shows Wildfire Risk

The current potential wildfire intensity statewide.
Credit Colorado Wildfire Risk Assessment

A new website by the Colorado Forest Service allows residents of Summit County to determine the wildfire risk in their area.

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Fri March 22, 2013


Wed February 20, 2013

Beyond The Bark Beetle: New Report Highlights Threats To Colorado Forests

Aspen leaves, Conifer Colorado
Nathan Heffel KUNC

The Colorado State Forest Service released its 2012 report on the health of the state’s forests Wednesday. The annual report highlights major insect and disease concerns across the state.

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