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Boulder County’s Gold Hill is finding a new model to empower its mountain community to prepare for wildfires

A group of Gold Hill residents calls themselves the Gold Hill Mountain Stewards. Over the last year and a half, these stewards honored their name. In establishing gravel “non-combustible zones” around individual houses, clearing deadwood from private properties and lessening fuel loads on common lands, they modeled how a community can lower its collective fire […]