The Pikes Peak Wildfire Prevention Partners (PPWPP) does not endorse products, devices and systems that are marketed by private companies. Exterior home retardant and water application systems, foam and gel kits are just a few examples currently on the market. Read the full position paper: PPWPP Position Paper.
CSFS Shawna Crocker has found a rare orange fungus in the Black Forest burn area– look here under “Research.”
Report to the Governor of Colorado and legislature, September 2013
The Pikes Peak Wildfire Prevention Partners is a group of wildfire professionals, wildfire mitigation contractors, agency representatives and homeowners. Our mission is to reduce the threat of wildfire to life and property in El Paso, Douglas and Teller counties, CO. This is done through education, cooperation and coordination among our member agencies, organizations, and individuals.
Here is the BLACK FOREST FIRE video.
PPWPP’s full Report to the Governor on the Black Forest Fire (12.2MB) or in pieces for easier loading:
Report Body: (0.5 MB)
Appendix A: Cathedral Pines Assessment (7.2 MB)
Appendix B: CSFS Findings, Effectiveness of Fuel Treatments (4 MB)
Appendix C: Firefighter Survey (0.5 MB)
Appendix D: Structural Assessment (0.2 MB)
Presentations from our 2014 workshop, “Surviving Wildfire – It Takes a Community” are here.
Save the date! Our 2015 workshop will be held March 27 in Teller County.
Thursday, December 11, 2014, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. at the Visitor Center in beautiful Mueller State Park. (Map) A bring-your-own lunch starts at 12:00 p.m. on site and the meeting is from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Pikes Peak Wildfire Prevention Partners is a non-profit organization and our field projects and public education efforts are primarily funded through donations and grants. We welcome your Donations.
Please consider becoming a member. Dues are just $35 a year.
Questions or Comments? Contact us:
Pikes Peak Wildfire Prevention Partners
P.O. Box 62819
Colorado Springs, CO 80962-2819