4B5CA1CBD57F74DA872589F0005DEFE1 Hearing Summary CLICS/CLICS2023A/commsumm.nsf PUBLICBILL SUMMARY For NORTHERN COLORADO FIRESHED COLLABORATIONINTERIM COMMITTEE WILDFIRE MATTERS REVIEW COMMITTEEDate Jul 18, 2023 Location Old Supreme Court Northern Colorado Fireshed Collaboration - Committee Discussion Only 11:06:13 AM Corrina Marshall, Coordinator for the Northern Colorado Fireshed Collaborative (NCFC), County Commissioner Matt Jones, and Rob Addington, Director of the Nature Conservancy's Forest and Fire Program, introduced themselves and gave an overview of the NCFC. Their presentation can be found here: https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/northern_colorado_fireshed_collaborative_0.pdf 11:10:56 AM Ms. Marshall discussed the areas and organizations associated with the NCFC and their plans to scale their programs. 11:16:30 AM Director Addington discussed the effects of the Marshall Fire and the importance of fire mitigation efforts. 11:29:25 AM Commissioner Jones discussed the forest management, prescribed fires, and other treatment approaches the NCFC supports and potential legislation that could help overcome the barriers to further fire mitigation. 11:38:15 AM Ms. Marshall and Director Addington responded to questions from the committee on the need for additional funding for fire prevention and the collaborative relationship between the NCFC, federal agencies, and nongovernmental organizations.