Eagle County Wildfire Mitigation

Eagle County Wildfire Mitigation is focused on resiliency planning and creating fire adapted communities by reducing wildfire risk in the Wildland Urban Interface / Intermix within Eagle County. They negotiate with homeowners, developers, builders, local fire authorities, and others in order to achieve workable solutions while maintaining the integrity of Eagle County’s Wildfire Regulations.

Key services:
  • Coordination with public and private agencies to implement forest health and fuel reduction projects
  • Leveraging grant funding from state and federal sources to implement education and outreach programs
  • Eagle County Wildfire Collaborative
  • Eagle County Community Wildfire Protection Plan and Wildfire Hazard Map
  • Facilitate learning exchanges, workshops, and training events
  • Open burning program
  • REALFire: a program through which local residents can request a property assessment to mitigate home risk, in addition to annual training and sharing of best practices for realtors sponsored by the Vail Board of REALTORS®
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  • Eagle County AIFC Award

    FACO Members earn 2023 IAFC Wildfire Mitigation Awards

    Exemplary Commitment to Community Wildfire Risk Reduction  Eagle County, Colorado The IAFC Wildfire Mitigation Awards committee has named one individual and one organization to receive it’s 2023 Wildfire Mitigation Awards. This year’s recipients happen to both be from Eagle County, Colorado, where their coordinated efforts have earned them “the highest commendation for innovation and leadership in wildfire mitigation.”… learn more >