The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) is a platform inside the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, Executive Director's Office. The platform is a partnership amongst the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Department of Transportation (CDOT), and the Friends of the CAIC (FoCAIC) a 501c3 group. The duty of the CAIC is to deliver avalanche data, instruction and support research for the safety of life, assets and the improvement of the state's economy.