Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest http://kunc.org en Fires And Floods Crimp Northern Colorado Outdoor Recreation http://kunc.org/post/fires-and-floods-crimp-northern-colorado-outdoor-recreation <p>Colorado’s historic floods, coupled with the 2012 wildfires, were especially punishing for many Northern Colorado recreation areas. Six months after the water receded, officials with the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest are still working to gauge the extent of the damage.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:08:48 +0000 Erin OToole 54645 at http://kunc.org Fires And Floods Crimp Northern Colorado Outdoor Recreation Additional Air Power For NoCo Firefighters This Summer http://kunc.org/post/additional-air-power-noco-firefighters-summer <p>Northern Colorado firefighters have an additional air resource for battling wildfires this summer. Sun, 07 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Erin OToole 46688 at http://kunc.org Additional Air Power For NoCo Firefighters This Summer Rainfall Prompts Easing of Some Fire Restrictions http://kunc.org/post/rainfall-prompts-easing-some-fire-restrictions <p>Recent rainfall along the Front Range and central mountains has reduced the fire danger enough that U.S. Forest Service officials are lifting Stage 1 fire restrictions in the <a href="http://www.fs.usda.gov/arp" target="_blank">Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests</a> and for the Pawnee National Grassland. That includes some of the forests burned by the High Park fire. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 18:59:20 +0000 Erin OToole 31419 at http://kunc.org Rainfall Prompts Easing of Some Fire Restrictions Heavy Rain Hampers High Park Burn Area Emergency Response Team http://kunc.org/post/heavy-rain-hampers-high-park-burn-area-emergency-response-team <p>A Burn Area Emergency Response Team has been gathering information and conducting field observations to determine how to reduce the natural impacts from the High Park Fire.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 20:39:52 +0000 Nathan Heffel 30182 at http://kunc.org Heavy Rain Hampers High Park Burn Area Emergency Response Team Heads Up, Hikers: Winds Continue to Topple Trees http://kunc.org/post/heads-hikers-winds-continue-topple-trees <p>Falling trees have been an issue in Colorado forests since the mountain pine beetle epidemic hit. But now forest officials are concerned because it&rsquo;s not only beetle-killed trees coming down. Fri, 04 May 2012 19:06:32 +0000 Erin OToole 26748 at http://kunc.org Heads Up, Hikers: Winds Continue to Topple Trees