The UCR is composed of the Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction Field Offices of the Bureau of Land Management; Grand Valley Ranger District of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests; and the White River National Forest.
The Colorado Division of Emergency Management website provides information concerning fire restrictions throughout the entire state of Colorado. Users can link to all the counties in the state along with all federal and state parks and forests to check on any fire restrictions that may be in effect for those areas.
The National Fire Plan was developed in August 2000, following a landmark wildland fire season, with the intent of actively responding to severe wildland fires and their impacts to communities while ensuring sufficient firefighting capacity for the future. The NFP addresses five key points: Firefighting, Rehabilitation, Hazardous Fuels Reduction, Community Assistance, and Accountability.
The Fire and Aviation Management part of the USDA Forest Service is a diverse group of people working to advance technologies in fire management and suppression, maintain and improve the extremely efficient mobilization and tracking systems in place, and reach out in support of our Federal, State, and International fire partners.
The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho is the nationís support center for wildlandfirefighting. Seven federal and state agencies call NIFC home and work together to coordinate and support wildland fire and disaster operations. These agencies include the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, National Association of State Foresters, National Weather Service, and Office of Aircraft Services.
This web site contains educational information for people who live or vacation in fire-prone areas of the United States. It was designed to acquaint YOU with the challenges of living with wildland fire. As you get familiar with various sections of the site, you will learn more about wildland fire protection, whether you are a homeowner or a firefighter. You can read Wildfire News & Notes, a publication for wildland firefighters. Or you can access one of the site's many interactive games or tutorials. If you have specific questions, ask a wildland fire expert, or use the Firewise message board. The Firewise Home Page provides learning opportunities in its Firewise Communities Workshop area and tells you how to make your own neighborhood Firewise by participating in the Firewise Communities/USA recognition program.