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Wildfire Mitigation Through Education, Cooperation, and Coordination of Resources

Wildfire Mitigation Through Education, Cooperation, and Coordination of Resources

Andy Lyon

We conduct mitigation projects throughout El Paso, Teller, and Douglas Counties. If you have a project in mind, come to our meeting!

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We reach out to schools, homeowner groups, public meetings, and other forums to teach about wildland fire risks, and forest management responsibilities and benefits.…

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Wildfire Mitigation Through Education, Cooperation, and Coordination of Resources

Wildfire Mitigation Through Education, Cooperation, and Coordination of Resources

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At Governor Hickenlooper's request, PPWPP conducted a post-fire assessment on the Black Forest Fire.  Read it on our Home page.  We also prepared the video featured on th…

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Wildfire Mitigation Through Education, Cooperation, and Coordination of Resources

Wildfire Mitigation Through Education, Cooperation, and Coordination of Resources

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The Pikes Peak Wildfire Prevention Partners is a consortium of wildfire professionals, wildfire mitigation contractors, agency representatives and homeowners. Our mission…

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Wildfire Mitigation Through Education, Cooperation, and Coordination of Resources

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Removing "Ladder Fuels" is an important step in limiting wildfire damage and spread. Ladder fuels are the lower branches, brush, and tall grass which enable a slow-mov…

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Our Mission

The Pikes Peak Wildfire Prevention Partners is a consortium of wildfire professionals, wildfire mitigation contractors, agency representatives and homeowners. Our mission is to provide effective reduction of the threat of wildfire to life and property in El Paso, Douglas and Teller counties, Colorado. This is accomplished through the effective and efficient education, cooperation and coordination of available resources by individuals, agencies, and organizations.

 

Here is the BLACK FOREST FIRE video.

Hear from those who fought the fire up close: the chiefs & commanders; firefighters; and homeowners in the aftermath.

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)

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Presentations from our spring workshop, “Surviving Wildfire – It Takes a Community” are here.

Please spend a few moments to explore our website.  You will find information about our upcoming meetings, mitigation activities, and other resources to help you be better prepared for a wildfire. And please consider becoming a member and joining us in this important effort.

 

Our Next Meeting

Thursday, November 14, 2014, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the US Air Force Academy. Details TBA.

PLEASE DONATE!

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.

Questions or Comments for PPWPP?  Write to us:

Pikes Peak Wildfire Prevention Partners
P.O. Box 62819
Colorado Springs, CO  80962-2819

 E-mail the Webmaster.