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  • The Western Governor's Association (WGA) developed a community based approach to wildfire issues. The WGA 10-Year Comprehensive Strategy provided the criteria for our evaluation.
  • Southwest Colorado Fire Information Clearinghouse is an information center about on-going efforts to prevent unwanted damage from wildfire on private and public lands and rehabilitate the land in the aftermath of the Missionary Ridge and Valley fires in southwest Colorado.
  • Four Corners Sustainable Forests Partnerships disperses grants to New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado for forest restoration and community issues. Clink on "projects" for a list of funded projects for 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002.
  • National Interagency Fire Center is a great site for wildfire statistics, education, prevention and current wildfire information.
  • National Wildfire Programs Database is a national database of state and local wildfire hazard mitigation programs.
  • The National Fire Plan provides information on wildfire projects and grant data at a national level.
  • View National Fire Plan programs in Colorado for 2001, 2002, 2003and 2004.
  • FIREWISE is a resource for homeowners to learn about protecting their homes and creating defensible space in the wildland urban interface. Read about Genesee, a FIREWISE community in Jefferson County.
  • Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) manages the Colorado State Fire Assistance Grants.
  • View applications for CSFS Wildland Urban Interface Fuels Reduction Program (State Fire Assistance monies) for 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004.
  • Learn more about La Plata County and Montezuma County small diameter wood utilizers; Timber Tech and Fire Ready.


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