Fire Management

Fire has an ecological role in nearly all forest ecosystems in North America. The challenge is to manage fire so that is has a positive rather than a destructive role. Short Forestry has extensive experience in fire management across the U.S. We can help you with:

  • Fire hazard and risk assessment
  • Fire hazard and Firewise planning and mitigation
  • Community Wildfire Protection Plan development
  • Defensible space inspections and consulting
  • Post-fire restoration

Wildfire resources:

National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)
CSFS Wildfire Defensible Space Checklist
Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center

Firewise information:

Firewise Council of Southwest Colorado
Colorado State property protection resources

Prescribed burning at Pine Song Ranch.