Media

Local News covering wildfire and watershed priorities in La Plata County

Articles
Grants to support wildfire mitigation projects across Colorado,  KOAA news, 2024
La Plata County launches Wildfire Resource Center, Durango Herald, 2024
Residents at a loss as homeowners insurance harder to find, Durango Herald, 2024
Playing with Fire (mitigation), Durango Herald, 2023
Firefighters to burn slash piles near city limits, Durango Herald, 2023
City, fire to tackle prescribed burns, Durango Herald, 2023
Money available for wildfire mitigation, Durango Herald, 2023
Prescribed fire near Durango and Vallecito, Durango Herald, 2023
Animas City Mountain prescribed burn, Durango  Herald, 2023
Agriculture Secretary in Durango, wildfire prevention, Durango Herald, 2023
Wildfire evac drills in third year, Durango Herald, 2023
Fire Chiefs urge prevention, Durango Herald, 2023
Colorado's 2023 fire season, counties prepare, The Colorado Sun, 2023
Funding for La Plata County projects secured, Durango Herald, 2023
Bennett introduces bill for forest health, Durango Herald, 2023

Videos
Grant funds available for fire mitigation, Durango Local News
Timber Age Systems, Entrepreneurial Solutions to Community and Forest Challenges, created by CO State Forest Service

Radio Recordings
Weekly, the Wildfire Advisory Board hosts a radio spot on KDUR to promote wildfire (and related) awareness. Tune in Tuesdays during the 5 o'clock news, listen online, and find previously recorded shows below. 
April 18, 2023 Emergency Management Code Red
June 13, 2023 WIIN grant water monitoring