High Park Fire


Thu July 19, 2012
Parks & Rec

National Parks Popular Despite Hot Weather and Wildfire Risk

Smoke from High Park fire as seen from Rocky Mountain National Park
Dave Dennis KUNC

Many tourism-based businesses in Colorado have reported a dip invisitors this summer due to the busy wildfire season. But officials with Rocky Mountain National Park aren’t complaining.

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Tue July 17, 2012


Wed July 11, 2012

2012 Wildfire Relief Live Fundraiser

Broadcast media across Colorado are joining forces for a live fundraiser on Wednesday, July 11, to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief efforts in Colorado and to benefit the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Foundation.

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Wed July 11, 2012

When Smoke Meets Thunderhead

A June 22nd photograph showing a severe thunderstorm interacting with smoke from the High Park Fire. Click on the picture to enlarge.
James Crawford DC3 team and NASA Langley Research Center


Wed July 11, 2012

Protecting Northern Colorado Water After the Fires

Helicopter helping fight the High Park Fire
US Forest Service USDA - Flickr

With recent wildfires in northern Colorado now under control, the City of Greeley is focusing on protecting its drinking water supplies. This week the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service announced that it is awarding the city $500,000 to help mitigation efforts.

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