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by Claudia Henning | April, 9 2024

Yes, indeed.  Our ranch will be blessed with bovine returning this May.

When are they arriving?  Beginning May 1st.  When are they leaving?   Gathering…

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by John Gerald | February, 2 2024

Santa Fe Trail Ranch became a FIREWISE-certified community in 2006, and has renewed our certification every year since.

To better understand what that means, please go to the following link:…

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by admin | September, 15 2023

Dear SFTR Community,

As the crisp, cool air of autumn sets in, it's time for us to start preparing our homes and land acreage for the upcoming winter season. While winter brings its own set of challenges, it's also an excellent opportunity to take steps to mitigate wildfire risks to our homes and property. In this article, we'll discuss essential actions to safeguard our beloved community.

1. Create Defensible Space:

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by Deb Johnson | July, 8 2023


I commend you and your SFTR partners on the excellent work you are doing to reduce the wildfire risk at Santa Fe Trail ranch, while improving the overall forest health as well, within your forested neighborhood. I encourage you to continue your endeavors not just to accomplish your own wildfire mitigation objectives but also because your endeavors at SFTR are a very powerful example of forest and community stewardship in the…

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by Michael Hughes | March, 10 2023

Over the past 20-some years there have been many potentially catastrophic events on the SFTR, most of them similar to the event of June 7, 2018. Way back in 2001, the ranch experienced it’s first…

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by Kenneth Dixon | January, 12 2023

Your Forest Health and Wildfire Mitigation (FHWM) Committee is developing our plans for 2023.  Our mitigation efforts place emphasis on clearing areas heavy in fuel while also providing safety corridors along our roads, especially on those intersections which have limited visibility.

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