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TNCC: See the Forests & the Trees Tour


The New Community Coalition invite you for an educational morning wandering around in the woods with their "Burn Canyon Tour," as their Forests and Trees Tour continues. Come learn about: The Burn Canyon Community Monitoring Project, a unique collaboration including San Miguel County, Public Lands Partnership, The Uncompaghre Partnership, Sheep Mtn. Alliance (esp. Phil & Linda Miller) and The New Community Coalition (TNCC). Burn Canyon was a devastating 30,000 acre lightning fire near Norwood, July 2002.

The Tour will look at: 

  • History of the Burn Canyon fire & the Community Monitoring Project
  • Transects for vegetation analysis and regeneration comparisons
  • New prescriptions used for forest regeneration
  • The timber sale and salvage logging operation providing economic benefits to the region
  • Ongoing monitoring activities required to satisfy environmental concerns;

Meet at: the Norwood Ranger Station in Norwood, Colorado.The public is invited. Dress for the weather - bring lunch, rain coat, bug dope, sunscreen and water bottle.

Presenters:  Art Goodtimes- Project Director, Tim Garvey Silviculturist, Judy Schutza, Norwood District Ranger, Peggy Lyons CSU & CO Heritage Program, Skyler Hollinbeck - Ft. Lewis student intern, Colleen Trout - TNCC and others.

To RSVP/More Info:  Contact TNCC at 970.728.1340, or visit:  TNCC is this regions sustainability organization with program areas focusing on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects including EcoAction, green building, local food and economy, recycling & composting for festivals/events and educational events including forest health workshops, tours and Green Business Roundtables.