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Slash burning continues as conditions allow this week

BOULDER, Colo. — Fire managers were able to complete 1820 piles in the Forsythe Project last week. Units 39, 40, and 50 are now finished. We also completed most of unit 45, but are waiting for some snow to melt before completing it. With the current snow pack and more snow projected to fall this weekend and into next week there should be some good opportunities to continue burning.

The Following units will be targeted in the coming week.

  • James Creek RFB Units 6, 8: 5,000 piles remaining General location: Half mile south of Jamestown or quarter mile East of Bar K Ranch
  • James Creek Unit M1701: 8,000piles General Location: East of Hwy 72, near Peaceful Valley.
  • St Vrain Units 15a, 15b: 6,000 piles General Location: 5 miles west of Lyons, North side of Ralph Price Reservoir (Button Rock)
  • Forsythe II Units 45: 100 piles General Location: 1.5 mile northwest of Wondervu, west side of Gross Reservoir