Governor's Association (WGA) developed a community based approach
to wildfire issues. The WGA 10-Year Comprehensive Strategy provided
the criteria for our evaluation.
Colorado Fire Information Clearinghouse
is an information center about on-going efforts to prevent unwanted
damage from wildfire on private and public lands and rehabilitate the
land in the aftermath of the Missionary Ridge and Valley fires in southwest
Corners Sustainable Forests Partnerships disperses
grants to New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado for forest restoration
and community issues. Clink on "projects" for a list of funded
projects for 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002.
Interagency Fire Center is a great
site for wildfire statistics, education, prevention and current wildfire
Wildfire Programs Database is a national
database of state and local wildfire hazard mitigation programs.
National Fire Plan provides information
on wildfire projects and grant data at a national level.
National Fire Plan programs in Colorado for 2001,
is a resource for homeowners to learn
about protecting their homes and creating defensible space in the wildland
urban interface. Read about Genesee,
a FIREWISE community in Jefferson County.
State Forest Service (CSFS) manages
the Colorado State Fire Assistance Grants.
- View applications for CSFS Wildland Urban Interface
Fuels Reduction Program (State Fire Assistance monies) for 2001,
- Learn more about La Plata County and Montezuma County
small diameter wood utilizers; Timber
Tech and Fire