Blanco Basin Field Tour - August 24th

Are you a resident of the Navajo River or Rio Blanco basins? If so, please join us on August 24th from 2-4 pm for a tour and discussion of recent forest thinning work on private land in the Blanco Basin. All others interested in this type of work are also invited! Thinning projects completed this summer are intended to improve over all forest health and resistance to high-intensity wildfire. This tour provides an opportunity to view completed treatments and discuss future work, network with neighbors, as well as hear from our federal, state and non-profit partners regarding their work in the basin and other funding opportunities. Representatives from the US Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), two local partnerships, the Chama Peak Land Alliance, and others will be there. 

Light lunch provided.

When: August 24th, 2 - 4 pm

Where: Sandlin Niccum’s “Dairy Barn” at 12130 CR 326, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. Go PASSED this address and follow the road all the way to the end. There is a sign that says “hikers and horses welcome no motorized vehicles” Follow this driveway and the road will split to the left through a gate. Head in to the ranch and the barn will be on the left.

RVSPs are appreciated. Please reply to emily.hohman@chamapeak.org or call 888-445-7708 ext. 0. Please forward to others who may be interested in joining us for this informational tour.

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