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Tag: U.S. Forest Service

Pile Burning Planned for Mountain Village

09/26/14 | By | More

Firefighter and public safety is of primary concern.

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Forest Service Seeks Answer for Dying Forests

09/13/14 | By | 163 More
Forest Service Seeks Answer for Dying Forests

The rise of the spruce bark beetle comes just as the pine beetle infestation in northern Colorado is tapering off.

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Ouray Improves Ditch, Pursues New Water Rights

08/07/14 | By | More
Ouray Improves Ditch, Pursues New Water Rights

The city improves its water system with an eye to what will likely be a shrinking water supply across the West.

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Citizens Needed to Serve on GMUG Resource Advisory Committee

07/31/14 | By | More

“We are looking for people who want to contribute their time and energy to better the Forest and who enjoy working with other people.”

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Ouray County Adopts a Road Map for the 21st Century

07/24/14 | By | More

Despite an eleventh hour interjection from the U.S. Forest Service, the Ouray County Commissioners made history this week, unanimously voting to adopt a new county road map that brings it into the 21st century.

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Fourth of July Fireworks Shows Are a Go

07/03/14 | By | More
Fourth of July Fireworks Shows Are a Go

From Silverton to Telluride and from Ouray to Montrose, fuel moisture levels are high enough to allow for spectacular Fourth of July fireworks displays.

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Ophir Valley Mining Claims Protected

07/01/14 | By | More
Ophir Valley Mining Claims Protected

The acquisition of the seventh and final phase of the Ophir Valley project this month marks the culmination of a land protection effort lasting over a decade.

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Two New Forest Service Cabins Available for Rent

06/24/14 | By | 48 More
Two New Forest Service Cabins Available for Rent

Two additional cabins, the Matterhorn and the Lone Cone Cabins, are now part of the Forests’ cabin rental system and available for public use.

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Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

05/25/14 | By | More
Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

About 755 acres were outlined in the USFS Burn Plan designed to improve the health of Ponderosa Pine habitat and reduce ground and ladder fuels.

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