Sharon Guli surveys her Paradise Park land. She and her husband, Mike, lost their home in the June 9 High Park Fire
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It’s been almost six months since the High Park Fire destroyed 259 homes in the foothills north of Fort Collins. Since the fire started on June 9, homeowners like Sharon and Mike Guli have navigated the complex worlds of clean up, insurance claims, and rebuilding. But they still have a long road ahead.
The U.S. Forest Service is using wood shreds to protect heavily burned hillsides this fall.
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The U.S. Forest Service began aerial mulching heavily burned public lands this week. 881 acres total near the Poudre Park and Monument Gulch areas west of Fort Collins will receive the wood shred treatment.