U.S. Forest Service
The closure of 11 campsites near Aspen this weekend due to bears follows a string of bear-related encounters that have worried officials.
The U.S. Forest Service has closed 11 backcountry campsites near Aspen because of bears.
After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.
Larimer County authorities have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with three stabbings at Red Feather Lakes.
The U.S. Forest Service is floating a plan to restrict recreational shooting to designated areas in 625 square miles near developed areas in Colorado’s Front Range foothills and along the Interstate 70 corridor.
The U.S. Forest Service on Friday released a statement stressing caution for those who use National Forest System lands.
Investigators believe they know where the Black Forest Fire ignited but they might never know for sure how Colorado’s most destructive fire started, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.
The U.S. Forest Service says two small brush fires in Jefferson County were human-caused.
The slopes in Colorado are becoming very active and one U.S. Forest Service official said it’s erosion in action.