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FireWise Wildfire Community
Preparedness Workshop

Wed, May 23, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Silverton City Hall, 1360 Greene St
Silverton, CO 81433, USA (map)
Public presentation by Firewise on
wildfire community preparedness


Dolores Watershed and Resilient Forest
DWaRF) Collaborative meeting

Wed, June 6, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Dolores Water Conservancy District
60 Cactus St, Cortez  (map)


MC FireWise Meeting
Tues, June 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location TBD


Bridging the Divide:
Growing from the Ashes

Fri, June 22, 5pm – Sat, June 23, 3pm
Wolf Creek Ski Area, Hwy 160 E,
Pagosa Springs, CO (map)


Missionary Ridge Fire 2002Fire Mtigation work
Firewise Southwest Colorado at the Durango Farmer's Market

San Juan National Forest Filling Temporary Fire Positions

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: San Juan National Forest filling temporary fire positions



DURANGO, Colorado – November 3, 2017 – The San Juan National Forest is filling temporary fire positions for the 2018 season. Several fire positions are available, not to exceed six months, on engine, helitack, hand and hotshot crews; fire-use modules; as fire lookouts; and at the Durango Air Tanker Base and Durango Interagency Dispatch Center.

Positions will be located in Dolores, Bayfield, Durango, and Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Applicants must apply to the specific vacancy announcements that will be posted on http://www.usajobs.gov/. Job Announcements will open on December 15, 2017and close on December 21, 2017. Applications must be posted in USAJOBS no later than midnight, December 21, 2017, to be considered.  Applicants are encouraged to update their profiles and resumes within USAJOBS every 60 days to ensure their application remains active. Candidates should also be aware that they may also be considered for positions within the commuting area of the duty locations they have selected.


For information on specific job openings and how to apply, please go to: https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/sanjuan/about-forest/jobs



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