Prescribed fire planned for Aldrich Lakes

MEEKER | If the weather presents an opportunity in the next few weeks, the White River National Forest’s Upper Colorado River Fire Management Unit and partners Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Craig and Meeker chapters of the Habitat Partnership Program and private landowners will initiate a long planned prescribed fire in the […]

Controlled burns…

Two controlled burns planned within county

RBC I Fire officials from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Unit are planning a number of prescribed fires this spring if the conditions are right, including in Rio Blanco County.

Controlled burn…

With warmer weather melting much of the snow and exposing last fall’s brush, grass and debris, area residents are beginning to burn off dead brush and leaves, such as this recent small controlled burn near Rangely. County law enforcement agencies remind residents to contact them before a burn takes place. In Rangely, call 675-8466; in […]