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PPWPP members feed brush into a wood chipper during a mitigation project.


PPWPP has led numerous mitigation projects over the years including: Stone Ridge Village, Woodland Park (2011); Larkspur Elementary School (2010); New Santa Fe Trail, Monument/Palmer Lake, and Burning Tree Ranch (2009); Black Forest, El Paso County, and the Emily Griffith Center, Larkspur (2008); and the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs (2007). Get mitigation tips at

A fire danger warning sign.

Annual Workshop

For the past five years PPWPP has sponsored a low-cost one-day fire prevention workshop. In 2017 it will be on May 12th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Monument and is only $40 and includes lunch. Look for more details here soon or reserve your seat now here.

Fire fighters respond to a wildfire in Douglas County, CO.


After the most devastating fire in Colorado's history (Black Forest), PPWPP members help produce a comprehensive report on why so many homes burned. Many were lost because of embers, not direct contact with the flames. And while individual home mitigation may help, it was community-wide efforts that proved most effective. Read or download the full report and watch the video we produced about the Black Forest Fire.

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