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The Colorado State Forest Service has provided six decades of timely, relevant forestry information to Colorado. The CSFS is a service and outreach agency of the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University.
Emerald ash borer (EAB) was confirmed for the first time in Colorado, in the City of Boulder in 2013. The destructive, non-native insect now poses an emerging and serious threat to Colorado’s urban and community forests.
Some stands of aspen and cottonwood trees across northern Colorado and along the Front Range won’t be their most picturesque this fall, due to leaf spot diseases that benefitted from an unusually wet spring and early summer.
The CSFS helps manage forest product sales on private and state lands. Products available at these sales include firewood, posts and poles, products other than logs (POL), and saw logs. Qualified bidders can view current sales information here.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Although thousands of evergreen trees in areas of Colorado are beginning to display dying yellow or brown needles, most are simply going through a natural shedding process – and are not infested by bark beetles or tree disease.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Some stands of aspen and cottonwood trees across northern Colorado and along the Front Range won’t be their most picturesque this fall, due to leaf spot diseases that benefitted from an unusually wet spring and early summer.
LA JUNTA, Colo. – Elm trees in southeast Colorado are having a bad year. On the heels of years of drought, which already had reduced overall tree health, they are suffering from a one-two punch of a dramatic temperature decline last November, damaging trees that had not yet gone dormant.
FLORISSANT, Colo. – The 14th Annual Fire Ecology Institute for Educators, a weeklong forestry and wildfire workshop offered by the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) and Project Learning Tree (PLT), brought educators from around the state to the Nature Place in Florissant, Colo., earlier this month.
BOULDER, Colo. – This week, the Colorado State Forest Service is partnering with Boulder County and the City of Boulder to place more than 65 traps targeting the tree-killing emerald ash borer (EAB).