Proudly serving Clear Creek, Denver, Jefferson and Northeast Park counties

The Golden District has assisted the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife for more than thirty years in maintaining healthy forests, reducing wildfire hazards and improving wildlife habitat on local properties such as the Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Mt. Evans State Wildlife Area and Staunton State Park. The district also assists Denver Mountain Parks, the Denver Water Board and Jefferson County Open Space through forest management activities on these locally-owned public lands.

We support private landowners efforts to manage their forestlands through forest stewardship planning, insect and disease detection and control, and technical support and inspections for more than 160 forest agriculture properties.

The district has been active in wildland-urban interface concerns for more than twenty years and continues to assist county planners and private developers review and implement wildfire mitigation plans for subdivisions, to help private landowners plan their defensible space activities around homesites, and to facilitate community wildfire planning and fuels reduction activities.

Genesee Foundation Reaches 15th Year as a Firewise Community/USA®

GENESEE, Colo. – March 23, 2017 – The Genesee Foundation – one of only nine communities nationally that have been engaged in the Firewise Communities/USA® national program since its inception in 2002 – was recently recognized for taking ongoing actions in preparing homes for the threat of wildfire. The 15-year Firewise Community/USA award recognition demonstrates the