High Park Fire

3:54pm

Tue July 8, 2014
Wildfires

Wet Weather Dampens Colorado Fire Season, For Now

The Reservoir Road Fire outside Loveland, Colorado in 2012.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

8:00am

Thu March 27, 2014
Wildfires

Firefighting Personnel Readying For Colorado Fire Season

A military helicopter practices a water drop near Chatfield Reservoir in Littleton, CO
Nathan Heffel KUNC

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.

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3:53pm

Tue October 29, 2013
Environment

CSU Launches Center For WUI Wildfire Risk Management

Fires in High Park in Poudre Canyon about 15 miles from Ft. Collins, Colo.
Sgt. Jess Geffre Official Army National Guard photo

Colorado wildfires are becoming increasingly costly and destructive. Since 2002, wildfires have destroyed roughly 2,000 structures according to federal fire data. In response to this growing risk, Colorado State University is launching a new center focused on creating wildfire management solutions “for the next generation.”

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10:37am

Fri October 11, 2013

1:57pm

Mon September 2, 2013
Transportation

CDOT Announces Culvert Improvements In Poudre Canyon

A giant mud pit required work from CDOT near Stove Prairie Road and Highway 14.
Grace Hood KUNC

In an effort to reduce future road closures and maintenance emergencies in the Poudre Canyon, The Colorado Department of Transportation is replacing or expanding six culverts in the area.

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