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 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.
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 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.
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the US Air Force Academy. Details TBA.
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