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Blanca Wetlands Rx

Unit Information

BLM Front Range Fire and Aviation Management Unit
3028 East Main Street
Canon City, CO 81212

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A map showing the area of the Blanca Wetlands Rx burn, which shows Alamosa, Great Sand Dunes NP, and other surrounding areas.Image options: [ Full Size ]

FINAL UPDATE: The BLM Front Range Fire and Aviation Management Unit completed the Blanca Wetlands prescribed burn with the assistance of the Rio Grande National Forest and the Colorado Department of Fire Prevention and Control on Thursday, February 27 and Saturday, February 29. This concludes the burning at this location for this spring. 

This prescribed burn improved habitat for nesting and migratory waterfowl in the wetlands.

Additional photos from the burn are available on Facebook at @BLMColoradoFire.  

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Date of OriginThursday February 27th, 2020 approx. 10:00 AM
Coordinates37.563 latitude, -105.698 longitude

Current Situation

Size123 Acres

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