The U.S. Forest Service’s Sulphur Ranger District is continuing pile burning from various forest mitigation and thinning projects around Grand County.
The US Forest Service has been burning piles in these areas, during appropriate weather conditions since the November 2013 through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Air Quality Control Division permit process. This permit process is different from the Grand County Division of Natural Resources Open Burning Program. All private property owners that wish to burn slash at their property must go through the Grand County Open Burning Program.
The Grand County Division of Natural Resources is dedicated to dealing with forest health issues; including: