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Thursday, December 1

Fire

Megafires—bigger & more frequent; what can you do?

  What is a megafire? A megafire burns 100,000 acres or more. In 2008, there were an average of two 100,000-acre fires per year in the USA. In just 14 years, the likelihood of a megafire has increased ten-fold. The Yellowstone National Park fire of 1988 is often given as...

San Luis Valley Field Office to enter Stage 1 fire restrictions

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) San Luis Valley Field Office will enter into...

Prescribed Burning Planned At Great Sand Dunes National Park – November 8-12

As part of Great Sand Dunes National Park’s hazardous fuels reduction efforts, fire managers...

Megafires—bigger & more frequent; what can you do?

  What is a megafire? A megafire burns 100,000 acres or more. In 2008, there were an average of two 100,000-acre fires per year in...

San Luis Valley Field Office to enter Stage 1 fire restrictions

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) San Luis Valley Field Office will enter into Stage 1 fire restrictions tomorrow, May 6, due to dry...

Prescribed Burning Planned At Great Sand Dunes National Park – November 8-12

As part of Great Sand Dunes National Park’s hazardous fuels reduction efforts, fire managers from the park in partnership with Rio Grande National Forest...

Making a difference at Monarch Pass: Project salvages beetle-kill trees on steep slopes to reduce wildfire risk, protect water resources

While the Upper Arkansas Valley has received plenty of rain this summer, smoke in the air has served as a reminder that the threat...

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