Californians have been concerned about wildfires for a long time, but the past two years have left many of them fearful and questioning whether any solutions to the fire crisis truly exist.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning Saturday for parts of five states, including Colorado, due to high fire danger.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis gave opening remarks to the country's western governors for a workshop on public land management, touting his state's conservation and wildfire mitigation efforts.
Over two days in the summer of 1910, wildfires roared across the bone-dry forests of the inland Northwestern U.S., the Rockies, and parts of British Columbia.
Firebrands are pieces of flaming material that break off from burning vegetation or structures and are transported through the air.
Wildfires burn millions of acres of land every year, leaving changed landscapes that are prone to flooding. Less well known is that these already vulnerable regions can also intensify and in some cases initiate thunderstorms.
During a summer filled with bad-air-quality-alert days across Colorado, children, people with respiratory illnesses and older residents have been forced to spend more time indoors.
Understanding how and why climate change has different effects on wildfire is essential for effective management of our natural areas.
With high winds forecast in Northern California, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said it plans to cut power Tuesday in 18 counties.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis and the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) announced that the state is awarding $6.4 million in grant funding for wildfire mitigation efforts.