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by admin | July, 30 2021

On June 13, 2021 at the SFTR MOC, wildland firefighter Ryan Theler gave an extremely informative presentation about prevention and preparedness in case of wildfires in our area. 

Click HERE to watch a recording of the presentation.

by Carol Rawle | November, 23 2020

PROFILES IN RANCH HISTORY - Pat Roehl

As the…

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by Carol Rawle | November, 19 2020

Every once in a while, I open the dumpster lid to dispose of my trash, and I’m looking at a dumpster full of…..pine needles and dead twigs and pine cones and weeds. Ah, it appears that the Ranch has new people and they're trying to adjust from city living to mountain living.

Living in the city, people are trained, even threatened with fines, to keep their property cleaned up. Rake those leaves, pull those weeds, prune those…

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by Blake Johnson | November, 15 2020

The attached PDF explains what a Firewise community is and its purpose.

by admin | November, 8 2020

Ever wonder what it was like back in the earlier days of SFTR?

This 52-page PDF contains part 1 of a 2 part compilation of issues of The Bare Facts, an SFTR newsletter published by Joyce Wolff and other volunteers from April 1997 to February 1999. See part 2 for the remaining issues.

Thanks to Michael Hughes and Pat Roehl for keeping this part of SFTR history alive.

by admin | November, 7 2020

Ever wonder what it was like back in the earlier days of SFTR?

This 41-page PDF contains part 2 of a 2 part compilation of issues of The Bare Facts, an SFTR newsletter published by Joyce Wolff and other volunteers from April 1997 to February 1999. See part 1 for the remaining issues.

Thanks to Michael Hughes and Pat Roehl for keeping this part of SFTR history alive. 

by admin | October, 18 2020

 Many of us are from parts of the country where we didn't encounter snakes that pose a threat. As there have been several discussions this year (2020), it compels me to offer some insights in to dangerous snakes. The rattle snakes we encounter on the Ranch are usually Prairie Rattlers.  They are a small species of Rattle Snakes, usually 3 ft or less in length. However their small size doesn't make them less dangerous.  The following is an…

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by Blake Johnson | October, 18 2020

The attached PDF from the Colorado State Forest Service provides information on Construction Design and Materials.

by Blake Johnson | October, 18 2020

The attached PDF from the Colorado State Forest Service provides recommendations for land owner's role in fire prevention.

by admin | October, 2 2020

The following doocument was written by Bob Scott for the property owners in 2007.


 

SANTA FE TRAIL RANCH MINERAL RIGHTS

OWNERSHIP AND STATUS AS OF 23 APR 07

 

There have been and continue to be numerous questions, misunderstandings, and misgivings about the…

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