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FireWise Landscape Design and Recovery Presentation

Saturday, September 15, 2012
9:30 a.m.

Please arrive early enough to walk from the parking area and sign in.

El Paso County Citizens Service Center
1675 W. Garden of the Gods Rd.
Room 1019

Handicap parking can be used by anyone on weekends; additional parking is available in the parking garage.

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. Colorado State University Extension will be presenting research-based fire mitigation practices, including:

  • How to reduce your risk of loss in the event of a forest fire
  • What you need to do to rejuvenate your fire-damaged landscape
  • The meaning of "wild land-urban interface"

Pre-registration is requested, but not required.
To register, or for more information, call 719-520-7688

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Colorado Springs Together is an independent 501(c)(3) Non-Profit
Colorado Springs Together is a community-driven volunteer effort, and is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The team members are distinguished citizens and business professionals in the community facilitating and coordinating a quick and effective rebuilding process for the neighborhoods devastated on June 26th by the fire. The donations received will go towards the activities required to help restore the lives and the neighborhoods affected by the fire at the same time maintaining a strong sense of community during the rebuilding process.

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