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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 23, 2021

    Climate and the Comp Plan

    On Thursday, Sept. 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., CLEER and the Town of Carbondale will host a public input session in the Community Room at the Third Street Center regarding how climate change factors into the Town’s Comprehensive Plan update. Folks… read more →

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    Recovery from wildfire can take a generation

    On Sunday morning, July 11, a crew of about thirty volunteers assembled at the Basalt State Wildlife Area, over 2,000-acres managed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). They were organized by Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) and CPW to combat invasive thistles on the Lake Christine burn scar. RFOV… read more →

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    Living with Fire: A Community Conversation

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    Join us for a virtual open community conversation about what it is to live with wildfires. Participants are welcome to discuss anything from the history of wildfires to emergency preparation. The conversation will be facilitated by Bryce Jacobson of the Post Independent.

    Participate live via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81523711601?pwd=TkJJZjRMZHBvUUdrRDNwUmZCUVhVdz09

    With simultaneous interpretation,…

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    Fire, on and off the agenda

     

    Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) had a couple of short sessions during the first two public meetings in June.

    The public speaks

    The BOCC addressed public comments not on the agenda for the first hour of the June 7 meeting. A number of community members…

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    Helicopter called in to douse Marble house fire

    Firefighters called in a helicopter from Rifle to douse a small brush fire near the old Marble ski area on May 27, according to Carbondale Fire District Chief Rob Goodwin.

    Responders found the body of a male at the site. The Gunnison County coroner hasread more →

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    Living with Fire: How to Be Prepared

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    Join us for a community conversation with Zach Pigati, Wildland Division Chief for Colorado River Fire Rescue and Jim Genung, Fire Management Officer for the BLM/Forest Service who will discuss about fire mitigation efforts in our area.…

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    Burning out the old, bringing in the new

    Burning the land is a spring rite practiced for centuries around the world by the indigenous and attuned peoples of Earth. It perpetuates resilient succession within forests and renewal processes across grasslands. Fire has always been a natural part of evolution, and ancient humans picked up on that.
    Carbondale… read more →