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Welcome to the HOA
Wildfire Mitigation Page

BEGIN by clicking and exploring the links below
Wildfire Mitigation Information and Resources
Protecting Your Home and Property
Wildfire Resource Center
La Plata County Wildfire Advisory Board
My Wildfire Action Guide
Saving Lives and Property through Advance Planning and Action
Alpine Area Wildfire Protection Coalition (Alpine, WY)
The Home Ignition Zone

A guide to preparing your home

for wildfire and creating defensible space

(Colorado State Forest Service)
Wildfire Risk Site Assessment
(FREE online form)

Created by: Wildfire Adapted Partnership
(Durango, CO)
Who is "Wildfire Adapted Partnership (WAP)?
Wildfire Adapted Partnership is a grassroots organization dedicated to helping homeowners understand their wildfire risk and what they can do to reduce that risk.
Upper Pine River Fire Protection District (UPRFPD)
Our mission is to provide exceptional service through response and mitigation of all risk/hazards in the Upper Pine River Valley and Region
Bayfield, CO
Forest Stewardship Information
Forest Health and Management
We can enhance forest resilience to fire, insects and diseases. Forest management also will continue to provide much-needed wood products and help diversify local economies.
Colorado State Forest Service
Grants, Partnerships and Grant Benefits with Fuel Mitigation Projects
Tax Benefits with WildFire Mitigation Projects
Individuals, estates and trusts may claim a subtraction on their Colorado income tax return for certain costs incurred in performing wildfire mitigation measures on their property in a wildland-urban interface area within Colorado.
Colorado Department of Revenue
Local Slash Disposal Locations
Bayfield Transfer Station
Offers residents a yard waste collection site that provides local residents a location for the disposal of dry yard waste such as tree trimmings, slash, pine needles, and tree trunks.
La Plata County Department of
Environmental Services
Vallecito Slash Depot
Scheduled periodically on weekends during the year.
Search "Vallecito Slash Pile" to find local media announcements
(Facebook, Durango Herald, etc.)
Community Wildfire Protection Plan
Los Ranchitos Estates Plan (2012)
Among the benefits of this plan are the abilities to participate in establishment of fuels treatment priorities for both federal and non-federal lands surrounding communities, establishment of a local definition and boundary for the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI), and enhanced opportunities for cost-sharing of community-based fuels treatments. 
Prepared by: Short Forestry LLC
(Mancos, CO)
Potential Wildfire Information
National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook
The significant wildland fire potential forecasts included in this outlook represent the cumulative forecasts of the ten Geographic Area Predictive Services units and the National Predictive Services unit.
National Interagency Fire Center (Predictive Services)
(Boise, ID)
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