Upcoming Events 


Fire Council Meeting 

November 28, 4:30 – 7:00 pm
Durango Rec. Center
2700 Main Ave., Durango, CO
This will be Pam's last Fire
Council meeting and Ashley's first!


Christmas Tree Train Ride!
Durango & Silverton
Narrow Gauge Railroad
479 Main Ave., Durango, CO
·  November 25 & 26,
·  December 2 & 3
·  December 9 & 10
Train Departure:  9:45 am
Train Return:  2:45pm


Dec. 6: DWaRF Meeting with
CSFS Entomoagist Dan West

Dolores Water Conservancy District office
1:30- 3:30 pm
60 S. Cactus, Cortez


Dec. 9: SJMA Christmas Tree Lot - FireWise Day!
Volunteers needed: 9-12, 12-3, 3-6
Durango Narrow Gauge Parking Lot
479 Main Ave., Durango, CO


Montezuma Chapter Meeting:

December 12, 5:00-7:00
Mancos Brewing Company 
484 Hwy 160 E Frontage Rd.


Montezuma County
Ambassador Coffee Break

January 8 , 9:00 - 11:00 am
Cattle Drive Coffee
38651 U.S. 160, Mancos CO






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

Success Stories

About These Success Stories

These stories represent years of hard work by dedicated volunteers and community members. Many of them have been with the FireWise of SW Colorado since its inception in 2003 and/or the Neighborhood Ambassador Program which began in 2004. This is just a sampling of success stories -- more are happening every year.

On behalf of our local fire departments as well as our local, state, and federal partners, FireWise thanks these FireWise Ambassadors for their tireless dedication and persistence in working with their neighbors to improve their community’s wildfire preparedness, and ultimately that of southwest Colorado.