Federal officials pledge to reduce fire risks, protect watershed

My Desert: With fire-scarred hillsides and the glittering water of Horsetooth Reservoir serving as a backdrop, federal officials on Friday announced an initiative aimed at protecting western water supplies from the ravages of wildfire. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Tom Vilsack, the secretary of agriculture, signed a document committing their agencies to work with state and local officials and private landowners in reducing the risk and impact of massive fires. The partnership also is expected......

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