January WAP Montezuma and Dolores Counties E-News


January 2019

and Dolores Counties 


Last year, WAP coordinated a pile burning project on private property at the Nature Center at Butler Corner in cooperation with federal partners, local fire departments, and a private forester. 

         Full Wildfire Adapted Calendar              

Dates to Remember
DWRF meeting
TBD Contact Amanda 
1:30 – 3:30pm
Monthly on the 1st Wed.

Dolores Water Conservancy District
60 Cactus St, Cortez

Montezuma and Dolores Counties WAP Meeting

Bimonthly on the 2nd Tues.
Tuesday, February 12
5:30 – 7:00pm

Mancos Public Library
211 E 1st St, Mancos

Coffee Break
Monday, January 7, 2019
9:00 – 11:00am
Bimonthly on the 1st Mon.

Cattle Drive Coffee
38651 U.S. 160, Mancos

WAP Fire Council Meeting
Bimonthly on the 3rd Tues. (except January - 4th Tuesday)
Tuesday, January 22
4:30pm – 7:00pm
Durango Public Lands Center
15 Burnett Ct, Durango
Coffee Break

Coffee Breaks are a bimonthly, informal opportunity to share wildfire news, neighborhood updates, and work through the next steps of wildfire preparedness in your neighborhood.

I hope to see you at Cattle Drive Coffee on January 7! I will be there from 9-11 am. Drop in any time!

Volunteers Needed for our 2019 Fundraiser!  
Join WAP this year in planning our 2019 Living with Wildfire fundraising event! Can you volunteer?

Find the perfect volunteer match for you by contacting
Amanda. We are still in the beginning stages of planning, and we would love your help! If you are not interested in planning, ask Amanda about needs the day of or consider donating to the auction. 

Sign up for Ambassador Training Today!
Contact Amanda and become a Neighborhood Ambassador!
Join Wildfire Adapted Partnership (WAP) as a Neighborhood Ambassador and mobilize your community to engage in wildfire safety and wildfire preparedness activities. Continue Reading 

Wildfire Adapted Partnership: What's in it for you?
1.) Network and share with other Wildfire Adapted-minded individuals
2.) Gain access to fire education resources and materials
3.) Understand the role of fire in southwest Colorado forests
4.) Become a nationally recognized Firewise USA® Community
5.) May keep your home insured and make it easier to sell
2019 Montezuma County Budget

Wildfire Adapted Partnership made it into the 2019 Montezuma County budget in the amount of $7,500.  This funding will support our Neighborhood Ambassador and education programs throughout Montezuma County. Thank you for everyone's support this past year to increase our outreach to the county and helping them see what we are all about.   
Wildfire Adapted Tidbits
Did you know that you can contribute to WAP while shopping?! Register us as your charitable organization and Amazon Smile will donate a portion of their proceeds to us!

Be sure to log in via 
smileamazon.com each time you shop. Click the link below to get started. The best part is is that it is still Amazon, and Prime members still receive their benefits!
Happy New Year! 

Amanda Brenner-Cannon
Montezuma County Chapter Coordinator 

970-364-3473 (DOG FIRE)
abcannon@wildfireadapted.org www.wildfireadpted.org
Wildfire Adapted Partnership, motivates, educates and serves individuals, organizations and communities joining together to protect lives and property from wildfire.
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