58 out of 64 counties are experiencing drier than normal conditions and that could mean wildfire trouble and result in crop losses
Air quality improved slightly during the stay-at-home order. But Colorado still has a serious pollution problem.By Moe Clark Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Why planting tenacious tamarisk seemed like a good idea until it wasn’t, and other harrowing tales of Colorado’s invasive speciesBy Michael Booth Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Trinchera Blanca Ranch has three 14ers, large elk herds and thousands of acres of dying trees that are fueling a thriving business and new experiments in forest health management.
“Maybe it was bad luck,” tourist train owner says of massive fire near Durango that led to $25 million lawsuit
Federal prosecutors chase Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad chief for damages related to the 53,000-acre 416 Fire. He says he’s been focused on fire prevention since 2002
Colorado’s fire season is expected to rate below average this year. But these days, below average is still hardcore.
Every one of the 20 worst fires in Colorado's history happened in the past decade
The Colorado Sun took home big honors in recent weeks from the Best of the West and Society of Professional Journalists “Top of the Rockies” awards
Firefighting training courses are being canceled from Tennessee to Oregon, piles of dead trees are untended in federal forests and controlled burns to thin dry vegetation aren't getting done
Officials want to keep drones away from Colorado wildfires. But how do you halt something you can’t see?
Last year, there were 26 known drone incursions over wildfires in the U.S., six of which happened in Colorado
"These trees were already stressed and they just couldn’t handle it"
Wildfires in Colorado cost $130 million in 2018. Here are the details, down to the $40 daily rate on portable toilets.
The Silver Creek fire near Kremmling cost an estimated $25 million alone
The Buffalo fire, near Silverthorne, was one of the first big tests for fire breaks in Colorado. Now, communities are changing their tune toward them.
The wildfire started on June 12 and was racing toward $1 billion in homes and infrastructure. Then, crews stopped the flames in their tracks.