Open house to address what’s next in 416 Fire burn area

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 3:51 PM

An open house about what’s next for the 416 Fire burn area will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.

The evening will begin with a short panel discussion and include participants from the San Juan National Forest, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Fort Lewis College, La Plata County’s Office of Emergency Management and San Juan Basin Public Health. They will cover recreation, fish populations, water quality, debris flow management and forest recovery.

For more information, contact Laurel Sebastian, forest health education coordinator for the Mountain Studies Institute, at 387-5161 or; or the Columbine Ranger District at 884-2512.