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2017 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference

  • Pueblo Convention Center 320 Central Main Street Pueblo, CO, 81003 United States (map)

The theme this year is Fire Adapted Communities: Moving from Awareness to Action, Messaging to Mitigation, and Words to Work. More information on the conference, including the schedule and registration, can be found at

WHAT: Learning, sharing, and networking on the topics of Wildand-Urban Interface Research Planning, Policy, Implementation, Overcoming Barriers, and Success Stories.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Join fire and land managers, firefighters, researchers, foresters, state and municipal planners, real estate professionals, developers, media, students, first responders, and homeowners. Anyone wishing to learn more about how to reduce their community’s vulnerability to wildfire is welcome! 

WHERE: Pueblo Convention Center, 320 Central Main St, Pueblo, Co.

PERKS: Continuing education credits, social events, networking, and collaboration

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  APRIL 10– Attendees, Vendors, Exhibitors, Sponsors

DISCOUNTED ROOM BLOCKS: Courtyard Marriot Pueblo, Springhill Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn (Eagle Ridge and South Pointe).

Conference Website:


Shawna Legarza, PsyD., - Director, Fire & Aviation Management, USDA Forest Service
Mike Lester - State Forester/Director, Colorado State Forest Service
Mike Morgan - Director Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control
Michael Smith - Wildland Fire Operations Specialist City of Boulder Fire Department, Volunteer Captain Nederland Fire Protection District


Challenges, Successes, Nightmares, and Reality –

The 2016 Beulah Valley Fires