Posts Tagged ‘Controlled burn’

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Controlled Burn: The Costs and the Benefits

With the Lower North Fork Fire this close to being contained, many are left questioning how necessary a prescribed burn really was during Colorado’s driest, record-breaking March. Amidst unseasonably mild temperatures, and high winds; reports indicate it was embers from a prescribed burn conducted by the Colorado Forest Service which caused the fire, forcing Colorado’s […]


Where there’s smoke there’s fire!

The 2012 wildfire season begins with unusually mild, windy, and dry weather. Precipitation expectancies across the U.S. are equally alarming with bleak moisture conditions expected through June.  A possible repeat of 2002’s fire conditions is feared. In an interview with 9 News last week, I shared how the 90-day NOAA forecast looks more than a […]