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Use Fire Safety When In The Back Country

With wildfires burning across Northwest Colorado and hunting and fall color viewing season on the horizon, the public is being reminded to use good fire safety practices while out in the back country. The potential for a wildfire Continue reading

Routt And Medicine Bow Fire Restrictions Lifted

Fire restrictions for the entirety of the Routt National Forest and a large portion of the Medicine Bow National Forest have been lifted. In the Medicine Bow National Forest, the restrictions have been lifted for the Sierra Madre and Snowy Ranges, as well as the Pole Mountain Unit, but restrictions Continue reading

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions In Carbon County

The Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office has implemented Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for all BLM-administered lands within Carbon County. Fire Managers base decisions about implementing fire restrictions on current and projected weather conditions, amount of dry vegetation, and other risk factors.  The restrictions will be in place until further notice. Stage 1 fire restrictions limit actions that Continue reading

Routt National Forest Fire Restrictions Instituted

Along with the fire restrictions that have been instituted in Moffat County and for lands managed by the BLM’s White River Field Office, Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in place for the entirety of the Routt National Forest. The restrictions pertain to lands located in Garfield, Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco, and Routt Counties. The restrictions are Continue reading

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions For Moffat County

Stage 1 fire restrictions will go into effect Wednesday at Midnight for unincorporated areas of Moffat County. The Moffat County Commissioners accepted the recommendation from Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, to institute the restrictions at their meeting this morning. The Stage 1 restrictions will remain in Continue reading

Labor Day Campers Asked to be Firewise

fire season smallThose planning to play or relax outdoors during the upcoming Labor Day weekend are reminded that the potential for wildfires to get out of hand is still very real. Despite recent rains, forest and parks managers urge visitors to use caution with campfires. Always make sure your fire is Continue reading

Local Fire Managers Remind Residents to Stay Fire Safe this Weekend

fire season smallThe Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit is alerting the public to increasing fire danger in areas of Northwest Colorado. No fire restrictions will be in effect for the Fourth of July weekend in Continue reading

Snowpack Limits Campground Openings for Memorial Day Weekend

forest-service-signLate spring snowpack will limit road access and delay the opening of most developed campgrounds on the Routt National Forest this Memorial Day weekend. While there will still be some opportunities to explore and camp, Forest visitors are reminded to call their local ranger district office to know what is open and accessible.  Campground Continue reading