Category: Recreation & The Outdoors

Envision Forest Health Council finalizes Chaffee County Wildfire Protection Plan Draft

The latest meeting of the Envision Forest Health Council this past Wednesday yielded big results. After months of work, the highly-engaged group finalized the draft plan for what is being called the Next Gen CWPP, which stands for Community Wildfire Protection Plan. That draft document sets out some big 2020 goals and identifies treatment areas and sub-teams for efforts designed to protect Chaffee and Fremont counties from wildfire incidents.

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Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center Lap Pool Temperatures Discussion Revisited

“I think something important to mention is that I agree that Council should not be setting pool temperatures, the same way we should not be out shoveling the sidewalks when it snows or telling Russ which corner to sit on to write tickets. What we should be doing is giving clear direction to the pool as to what that user group looks like and how we can support them. It’s important that we can give them the tools so that they can do that.” Salida Mayor P.T. Wood

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