Colorado State Forest Service
The Colorado State Forest Service has a new director.
An annual aerial survey of forest health in Colorado shows the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak is expanding.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is providing $1.3 million for recovery in the Lower North Fork Fire burn area.
Republicans want to create a commission to pay victims of a wildfire southwest of Denver that killed three people and damaged two dozen homes.
State officials are recommending organizational changes to the Colorado State Forest Service following a deadly wildfire that grew out of a prescribed burn the agency had set.
A report released Wednesday afternoon shows there are no criminal violations related to the Lower North Fork fire.
A team of specialists says firefighters underestimated how much unburned vegetation remained at the site of a prescribed burn blamed for triggering a deadly wildfire.
A deadly cascade of missteps combined with the vagaries of wind and fire produced another tragedy in the Rocky Mountains, new documents obtained this week show.
Colorado officials monitoring a prescribed burn apparently didn’t request updated weather forecasts for the area for three days before it erupted into a deadly wildfire.
The Colorado State Forest Service resumed control of the Lower North Fork fire from the Type 1 incident team Tuesday morning.