This summer’s hot dry weather and the Waldo Canyon Fire have left most residents with a feeling of concern about the flammability of their landscape and property. Are you wondering how to reduce your risk of loss due to forest fire? Questioning what you need to do to rejuvenate your fire-damaged landscape? Curious about the meaning of “wildland-urban interface”? When you have questions, Colorado State University Extension has answers – research-based answers.
At 9:30 a.m. on September 15, 2012, Colorado State University Extension will present Firewise Landscape Design and Recovery in Room 1019 of the El Paso County Citizens Service Center, 1675 W. Garden of the Gods. This FREE presentation will cover ways to use Firewise Landscaping to reduce risk of loss due to forest fire, and it will suggest some things residents can do to expedite Landscape Recovery.
Handicap parking can be used by anyone on weekends; additional parking is available in the parking garage. Attendees should allow time to walk from the parking area to the classroom and to sign in.
Preregistration is requested, but not required. To register or for more information, call 520-7688.
Extension programs are available to all without discrimination. Colorado State University Extension, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Colorado counties cooperating.
El Paso County Extension Office
305 S. Union Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Fax: (719) 529-7699