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Colorado’s latest tool to fight forest fires: Mushrooms

Infusing slash and wood chips on vast forest floors with mycelium could dampen fuel and improve soil quality, enthusiastic researchers say.

Two wildfires – one active, one stagnant – burn near Pagosa Springs

One blaze caused by lightning; cause of other fire undetermined

Colorado Senators push for permanent pay increase for federal firefighters

Michael Bennet, John Hickenlooper joined 11 other senators in urging action on pay increases for wildland federal firefighters as temporary increases face a rapidly approaching expiration date

Prescribed burns on 27,600 acres of San Juan National Forest scheduled for this fall

Conditions appear to be ‘really promising’

Fire restrictions lifted across Southwest Colorado

Montezuma County restrictions remain in place

Where there’s ‘smoke,’ there’s not always fire

Durango firefighters say ‘smoke scares’ not uncommon this time of year

Tropical storm pushes wildfire smoke into Southwest Colorado

Monsoonal moisture expected to return midweek

Playing with fire (mitigation)

Rising wildfire risk, impending state codes have HOAs and homeowners leaning into mitigation

Dry Lake fire 47% contained after fuel reduction

What started as a quarter-acre fire grew to 1,400 acres within fire lines

Firefighters seek to use Dry Lake fire for fuels reduction

Lightning started fire Sunday east of Bayfield; smoke was visible from U.S. Highway 160

Small wildfire breaks out east of Bayfield

Dry Lake fire is burning a 2019 prescribed burn zone, facilitating containment

Wildfire north of Gunnison grows to 1,427 acres

Blaze ignited last week from lightning bolt in a remote area