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Alerts & Notices


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  • Prescribed burns planned to reduce hazardous fuels and improve wildlife habitat

    The Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Aviation Management Unit (UCR) is preparing to conduct prescribed burns on White River National Forest and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in Eagle, Pitkin, and Garfield counties, weather and conditions permitting. For more information visit here. 

    • Cattle Creek Prescribed Burn, Aspen-Sopris Ranger District: seven miles north of Basalt, northeast of Hwy 82, up to 2,000 acres.
    • Braderich Creek Prescribed Burn, Aspen-Sopris Ranger District: 14 miles south/southwest of Carbondale, 2.5 miles west of Redstone, up to 1000 acres.
    • West Divide Prescribed Burn, Rifle Ranger District and BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office: 14 miles south of Silt, 2,000 acres (1,200 FS and 800 BLM).


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