Boulder Ranger District enacts safety road closure Aug. 18 to conduct emergency repairs
Hiking/Backcountry

Boulder Ranger District enacts safety road closure Aug. 18 to conduct emergency repairs

BOULDER Starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 18, the U.S. Forest Service’s Boulder Ranger District will close the Middle St. Vrain and Coney Flats roads [National Forest System Roads 114.1 (Middle St. Vrain), 507.1, 507.1A, 507.1B, 507.1C, and 507.1D (Coney Flats)] in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests. The closure is due to health … Continue reading

Winter conditions mark start of pile burning season on Boulder Ranger District
Culture / Hiking/Backcountry

Winter conditions mark start of pile burning season on Boulder Ranger District

BOULDER As winter conditions settle in, the Boulder Ranger District of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland will work to burn slash piles resulting from fuels reductions and hazardous tree removal projects in the area. Hand piles are a result of crews using chainsaws to thin the forest, the subsequent cut … Continue reading

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Forest Service updates Magnolia Trails plan

Public provided second comment opportunity NEDERLAND – The U.S. Forest Service’s Boulder Ranger District is providing a second public comment period on its plans to create a sustainable non-motorized trails system in the Magnolia area near Nederland. The project was initially proposed in 2012 after a fuels reduction project was implemented in the western portion … Continue reading

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Winter pile burning planned for Boulder and Clear Creek Ranger Districts

BOULDER – The Boulder and Clear Creek Ranger Districts of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland plan to take advantage of changing winter weather conditions to burn slash piles resulting from multiple fuels reductions and hazardous tree removal projects. Firefighters will spend the upcoming winter months burning piles in a number … Continue reading