Montrose, CO—Montrose County is announcing a public review period for the draft Montrose County Critical Community Wildfire and Watershed Protection Plan (CWP2). The review period will be open from July 24 to Aug. 4, 2023. The CWP2 is a comprehensive plan that identifies and prioritizes wildfire and watershed risk in Montrose County. The plan also includes recommendations for reducing wildfire risk and improving watershed health.
“The CWP2 is an important tool for identifying areas that need wildfire mitigation and provides recommendations to help reduce that risk and improve watershed health in Montrose County,” said Emergency Management Director Scott Hawkins. “We encourage the public to review the draft plan and provide feedback so that we can make the plan as effective as possible.”
The public is invited to review the draft CWP2 and provide feedback. The plan and a public survey are available online. The CWP2 is a critical component of Montrose County’s efforts to reduce wildfire risk in our community. The plan will help the county secure future grant dollars and identify opportunities for wildfire mitigation and watershed improvement.
The public review period for the CWP2 will end on August 4, 2023. All feedback will be considered as the plan is finalized. To learn more, please visit the plan website.