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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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Upcoming Chaffee County wildfire meetings seen as critical for “a county that lives with fire”

Envision Chaffee County is hosting a pair of Community Wildfire Readiness meetings October 2 and 3. These sessions will provide the opportunity to view and comment on computer-generated GIS maps that depict fire risk levels across the county and model where forest treatments will be most effective and economical. The risk modeling was developed as a pilot project by the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute at CSU in conjunction with development of our Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

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