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Blue Ridge Prescribed Burn

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Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland
U.S. Forest Service
2150 Centre Avenue Building E
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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News Releases — Blue Ridge Prescribed Burn

Prescribed burn project could resume this month near Cottonwood Pass Released: 9/20/2019
GRANBY, Colo. (Sept. 20, 2019) – The U.S. Forest Service’s Arapaho National Forest will be looking for opportunities to continue the Blue Ridge prescribed fire project this fall in the area near...
Prescribed burn project will resume near Cottonwood Pass Released: 4/29/2019
GRANBY, Colo. – The U.S. Forest Service’s Arapaho National Forest is planning to continue the Blue Ridge prescribed fire project this spring in the area south of Hot Sulphur Springs and...
Ignitions complete for fall season on Blue Ridge Released: 10/30/2018
No further ignitions occurred on Blue Ridge Monday. Stronger winds helped the prescribe fire treat more fuels in unburned pockets within the burn perimeter. The burn stayed entirely within...
Sunday ignitons complete Released: 10/28/2018
Fire managers completed 140 acres of fuels reduction today. Crews remain in the area, monitoring the burn
Ignitions underway this morning at Blue Ridge Released: 10/28/2018
GRANBY, Colo. – Fire managers are reducing the buildup of fuels in five units, totaling about 170 acres, located between Cottonwood Pass, Beaver Creek Road and along Big Meadows Road near Hot...
Conditions look good to burn Sunday and Monday Released: 10/26/2018
Weather conditions are looking favorable to begin ignitions on the Blue Ridge Prescribed Fire Sunday 10/28 and Monday 10/29 ahead of a storm front. Fire managers are looking to burn approximately...
Possible burn window arrives this weekend Released: 10/22/2018
Fire managers are eyeing a potential burn window starting Oct. 27-28.
Blue Ridge received 8 inches of snow Released: 10/18/2018
Ignitions are on hold after the prescribed burn area received 8 inches of snow last weekend. Fire managers will look for another opportunity to burn late this week/early next week if the snow...
First Burn Window Could Open Oct. 10-11 Released: 10/3/2018
With cooler temperatures and precipitation in the Grand County forecast, the first possible burn window begins Oct. 10-11, 2018, for the Blue Ridge Prescribed Fire near Granby and Hot Sulphur...
Forest Service preparing controlled burn near Cottonwood Pass Released: 9/10/2018
GRANBY, Colo. – The U.S. Forest Service’s Arapaho National Forest is preparing to apply prescribed fire in the area known as “Blue Ridge” south of Hot Sulphur Springs and southwest of...