Prescribed Fire on the Leadville Ranger District

General Information

Visit our forest's home page for general information about prescribed fire.

The Leadville Ranger District regularly post Tweets about our prescribed fires. Follow us on Twitter: @PSICC_NF for updates.

Leadville Ranger District Broadcast Burning – 2018

Flume Creek Prescribed Fire Project: The goal is to burn approximately 120 acres of U.S. Forest land to reduce the accumulation of hazardous fuels, restore and maintain healthy and diverse forest ecosystems and maintain and enhance wildlife habitat.  This will be the first and last treatment in this project area.  The project area is on the southeast side of Twin Lakes Reservoir.  Legal location is: T11S, R80W, sections23, 26.  This project is partially funded by partnership dollars.

Use Twitter hashtag: #FlumeCreekRx

Click here for a map of the Flume Creek prescribed burn area

For additional information about prescribed fire projects on the Leadville Ranger District, please contact Andrew White, Mountain Zone Fuels Specialist, at 719-530-2157, or