Horsetooth Project


Project Background

This project was funded by CPRW and implemented by the Larimer County fuels crew. The goal was to reduce ladder fuels and tree density in a drainage directly to the west of Horsetooth Reservoir.  All trees smaller than 4 inches in diameter and/or less than 20 feet tall were cut in the treatment area. 



CPRW, Colorado State Forest Service, Larimer County Natural Resources Department


Project Goals

  • Reduce high severity wildfire risk to the area
  • Protect Horsetooth Reservoir & surrounding neighborhoods 


Completion Date

June 2018