Non-federally owned hillsides in Poudre and Rist Canyons will be among the first mitigation projects to start August 18th.
The $2.35 million project will replace culverts along Highway 14.
Heavy rain last week over the burn scar from last summer’s High Park Fire is creating ‘interesting’ rafting conditions, according to some northern Colorado outfitters.
3,630 auto and insurance claims have been filed since the June wildfire according to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association. Executive Director Carole Walker expects that number will grow.
Flash flooding in areas scarred by the High Park Fire has increased concern over flooding, especially with the monsoon season forecast to begin in July.