The fire prevention program includes providing
information to interested individuals, making presentations to
a variety of age and civic groups in affected communities, and
supporting the efforts of state and local partners to contact
landowners interested in reducing the quantity of fuel on their
Environmental education efforts discussing the natural role
of fire in the ecosystem are supplemented by more traditional
approaches to fire prevention using Smokey Bear as a spokesperson.
As a way to increase awareness, contacts are made with dispersed
campers and backcountry visitors to reiterate the message that
escaped campfires remain the primary source of human-caused wildfires
in the local area.
Fire Prevention and Education Teams
Lessons Learned Center
Rocky Mountain Wildland Fire