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No Burn Advisory through 11/3 at 7:00 p.m.

No Burn Advisory through 11/3 at 7:00 p.m.

Mesa County Public Health has issued a no burn advisory. No open burning is allowed beginning at noon on Friday, November 1 (11/1) through 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 3 (11/3) due to poor smoke dispersal.

Instead of burning, consider these alternatives:

  • Take yard waste to the Mesa County Organic Materials composting facility at Mesa County Solid Waste, 3071 U.S. Hwy. 50. The facility accepts material for composting at no charge and is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. For more information, call (970) 263-9319.
  • Compost leaves and grass clippings yourself. This can improve water retention in your yard or garden.
  • Rent or borrow a wood chipper for your tree and shrub trimmings. Chipped branches can also be good mulch.

For information on current air quality conditions including a real-time map showing conditions, visit our website

No Burn Advisory through 11/3 at 7:00 p.m.

No Burn Advisory through 10/17 at 7:00 p.m.

Mesa County Public Health has issued a no burn advisory. No open burning is allowed Thursday (10/17) from noon until 7:00 p.m. due to adverse weather conditions.

The National Weather Service forecast calls for gusty winds and low relative humidity. These conditions combined with dry fuels make it unsafe to burn.

Instead of burning, consider these alternatives:

  • Take yard waste to the Mesa County Organic Materials composting facility at Mesa County Solid Waste, 3071 U.S. Hwy. 50. The facility accepts material for composting at no charge and is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. For more information, call (970) 263-9319.
  • Compost leaves and grass clippings yourself. This can improve water retention in your yard or garden.
  • Rent or borrow a wood chipper for your tree and shrub trimmings. Chipped branches can also be good mulch.

For information on current air quality conditions and to learn if it’s OK to burn, visit our website.

No Burn Advisory through 11/3 at 7:00 p.m.

No Burn Advisory through 10/13 at 7:00 p.m.

Mesa County Public Health has issued a No Burn Advisory. No open burning is allowed beginning Friday, October 11 at noon through Sunday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m.

We anticipate poor smoke dispersal conditions this afternoon and through the weekend. To protect air quality and for the health and safety of all residents, no open burning is allowed.

Instead of burning, consider these alternatives:

  • Take yard waste to the Mesa County Organic Materials composting facility at Mesa County Solid Waste, 3071 U.S. Hwy. 50. The facility accepts material for composting at no charge and is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. For more information, call (970) 263-9319.
  • Compost leaves and grass clippings yourself. This can improve water retention in your yard or garden.
  • Rent or borrow a wood chipper for your tree and shrub trimmings. Chipped branches can also be good mulch.

For information on current air quality conditions and to learn if it’s OK to burn, visit the air quality page on our website.

No Burn Advisory through 11/3 at 7:00 p.m.

No Burn Advisory through 10/9/19 at 9 p.m.

Mesa County Public Health has issued a no burn advisory. No open burning is allowed Wednesday (10/9) from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. due to adverse weather conditions.

The National Weather Service forecast calls for gusty winds and low relative humidity. These conditions combined with dry fuels make it unsafe to burn.

Instead of burning, consider these alternatives:

  • Take yard waste to the Mesa County Organic Materials composting facility at Mesa County Solid Waste, 3071 U.S. Hwy. 50. The facility accepts material for composting at no charge and is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. For more information, call (970) 263-9319.
  • Compost leaves and grass clippings yourself. This can improve water retention in your yard or garden.
  • Rent or borrow a wood chipper for your tree and shrub trimmings. Chipped branches can also be good mulch.

For information on current air quality conditions and to learn if it’s OK to burn, visit the air quality page on our website.

No Burn Advisory through 11/3 at 7:00 p.m.

No Burn Advisory through 10/4/19 at 8 p.m.

Mesa County Public Health has issued a no burn advisory.  No open burning is allowed Friday (10/4) from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. due to adverse weather conditions.

The National Weather Service forecast calls for wind gusts between 20-30 miles per hour (mph) and gusts up to 50 mph making conditions unsafe for burning.

Instead of burning, consider these alternatives:

  • Take yard waste to the Mesa County Organic Materials composting facility at Mesa County Solid Waste, 3071 U.S. Hwy. 50. The facility accepts material for composting at no charge and is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. For more information, call (970) 263-9319.
  • Compost leaves and grass clippings yourself. This can improve water retention in your yard or garden.
  • Rent or borrow a wood chipper for your tree and shrub trimmings. Chipped branches can also be good mulch.

For information on current air quality conditions and to learn if it’s OK to burn, visit the air quality page on our website.