USFS Christmas Tree Cutting Permits on Sale. Limited Permits in Some Areas.
Different areas have different cutting dates and permit sale dates.
Check the Red Links on the right side of the USFS web page
to select an area
CONTROLLED BURN PLANNED NEAR LAKE GEORGE
FAIRPLAY, Colo., October 2, 2006… The Pike and San Isabel National
Forests-South Park Ranger District is preparing for controlled burning in
the Sledgehammer East Project near Lake George.
(USFS, October 2, 2006)
PRESCRIBED BURNS SCHEDULED NEAR DENVER
The USDA Forest Service-South Platte
District plans to conduct two large prescribed (area) burns this fall on
the Pike and San Isabel National Forests 15 miles southwest of Sedalia.
(USFS, September 29, 2006)
FIRE DANGER HIGH FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND
With the big Fourth of July weekend approaching, the Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands (PSICC) want visitors to realize that the fire danger remains high.
(USFS, June 30, 2006)
CURRENT EXCEPTIONS TO STAGE II FIRE BAN IN PARK COUNTY
On June 28, 2006, the Park County Sheriff issued a memorandum to the County's Stage II Fire Ban restrictions.
(June 28, 2006)
FEDERAL PUBLIC LANDS GO TO STAGE II FIRE BAN (June 20, 2006)
LIGHTNING & WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS WEEK STARTS
Governor Bill Owens has declared June 18 through 24 Colorado Lightning & Wildfire Preparedness Week noting that, the key to understanding the dangers of lightning and wildfire is through education and awareness.
(CBS4 Denver, June 18, 2006)
FIRE DANGER POINTS TO ACTIVE SEASON
Although recent showers in some areas have moistened fine fuels, such as twigs, pine needles and grasses, large fuels such as branches, logs and downed trees are still very dry inside and will burn with great intensity.
(USFS, May 11, 2006)
FIRE RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC LANDS
Beginning Monday, May 1 at 8 a.m., Stage 1 Fire Restrictions were placed on public lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Pike and San Isabel National Forests and Comanche National Grassland (PSIC) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) east of the Continental Divide
(May 2, 2006)
WILDFIRE SEASON: BE PREPARED -
MAKE YOUR HOME DEFENSIBLE
PLAN FOR EVACUATION
FIRE DANGER VERY HIGH – FIRE MANAGERS URGE CAUTION
Forest and grassland visitors are encouraged to call their local Sheriff's department for up-to-date information on fire conditions and possible restrictions.
(April 14, 2006)
FIRE PREVENTION WORKSHOP
The US Forest Service and the Middle Arkansas Wildfire Prevention Partners (MAWPP) are pleased to announce the upcoming Southern Colorado Wildfire Prevention Workshop on April 28th and 29th, 2006.
(April 7, 2006)
FINAL DECISION ON GOLD CAMP ROAD
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.…The U.S. Forest Services has issued a final decision and a Preferred Alternative relating to the future management of an 8.5-mile section of Gold Camp Road in Colorado Springs.
(USFS, March 31, 2006)