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Red Feather Prescribed Burn

INCIDENT UPDATED 3/14/2017

Incident Overview

Map showing the general location of the burn, north of Red Feather Lakes.

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The Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the Roosevelt National Forest plans to conduct the Red Feather Prescribed Burn as soon March 20, 2017, continuing through the spring as conditions allow.

The burn is located north of Red Feather Lakes and the entire project is 4,348 acres. Depending on conditions, some or all of these acres could be burned this year. The goal of the burn is to reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health and wildlife habitat, and protect watersheds.

Appropriate conditions must be met before ignition can take place, including favorable weather forecast (temperature, wind, precipitation, etc.), fuel moisture, smoke dispersal and staffing. Weather is monitored throughout the burn and burning will be halted if conditions fall outside of the requirements.

Prescribed fire smoke may affect your health. For more information see https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/wood-smoke-and-health. If you would like to receive continual updates on the project, please send an email to rcloudman@fs.fed.us.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
LocationNorth of Red Feather Lakes
Incident CommanderCanyon Lakes Ranger District
Incident DescriptionPrescribed Burn To Reduce Hazardous Fuels And Improve Forest Health.

Current Situation

Size4,348 Acres

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Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests/Pawnee National Grassland
U.S. Forest Service
2150 Centre Avenue Fort Collins Colorado 80526
Fort Collins, CO 80526
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