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Resolution No. 8-2022 Montezuma County Fire Ban Suspension

RESOLUTION NO. 8SUSPENSION OF BAN ON OPEN FIRES AND USE OF FIREWORKSWHEREAS, Montezuma County Ordinance No. 2-2015 prohibits open fires and the useof fireworks in unincorporated areas of MontentmaCounty, except the Montezuma County Boardof County Commissioners, based upon competent evidence may by resolution suspend said banfrom time to time to the degree and manner consistent with existing wildfire dangers; andWHEREAS, competent evidence has been presented of sufficient moisture throughoutMontezuma County temporarily reducing existing wildfire dangers to more normal conditions;NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Montezuma County Board of CountyCommissioners that the ban on open fires and the use of

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News Release: San Juan National Forest

Fire Restrictions to be Rescinded on San Juan National Forest Effective July 1San Juan National Forest reminds the public to be safe with fire   Durango, Colo., June 30, 2022 – Stage 1 Fire Restrictions on all National Forest System lands within the San Juan National Forest, including wilderness, will be rescinded effective July 1st. Recent rains over much of the forest have lessened, but not eliminated, the danger from fire, allowing restrictions to be lifted. This means campfires are now allowed outside of established campgrounds and recreation sites. The public is asked to continue to be careful with fire

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News Release: Bureau of Land Management- Tres Rios Field Office

News Release Southwest District, Colorado FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2022 Contact: Deana Harms, Fire Mitigation, Education, Prevention Specialist, 970-403-5576 BLM Rescinds Fire Restrictions in Gunnison, Tres Rios, and Uncompahgre Field Offices MONTROSE, Colo. – Bureau of Land Management (BLM) public lands administered by the Gunnison, Tres Rios and Uncompahgre Field Offices rescind fire restrictions on July 1, 2022, except for the annual restriction for Durango Special Recreation Management Area within Durango city limits and La Plata County to include the BLM lands of Grandview, Animas City Mountain, and Skyline areas. The rescinded orders apply to the public land managed

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Mesa Verde National Park Fire Restriction Order

Mesa Verde National Park News Release PR 22-04   Release Date: June 15, 2022 at 12:01 a.m.  Contact: Keith Krause,, 970-529-5049   Mesa Verde National Park Fire Restriction Order    Pursuant to regulations of the Department of Interior, Title 54 USC section 100101 (a) and 36 Code of Federal Regulations, subsections 1.5 Closure and public use limits (a) (1), 2.13 Fires (a) (5) (c), 2.21 Smoking (a), and 2.38 Explosives (b) (c), the following acts are prohibited on the area, roads, and trails described below until rescinded by the Superintendent of Mesa Verde National Park.   Setting, building, maintaining,

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