Colorado State Forest Service

The mission of the Colorado State Forest Service is to achieve stewardship of Colorado's diverse forest environments for the benefit of present and future generations.

Event Offers Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts Opportunity to Experience Forest Stewardship

Scouts learn about forest products from a CSFS volunteer at last year's Forestry Field Day.
Scouts learn about forest products from a CSFS volunteer at last year's Forestry Field Day.

On Saturday, April 19, Colorado State Forest Service volunteers will join CSU students, the Society of American Foresters and additional partnering agencies at the annual "Forestry Field Day" to teach Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts about many forestry topics.

The event draws hundreds of scouts from across Colorado and Wyoming. Read more

CSFS Accepting Proposals to Protect Private Forestlands

Ben Delatour Scout Ranch, Larimer County, Colorado.
Ben Delatour Scout Ranch, Larimer County, Colorado.

The Colorado State Forest Service is now accepting Forest Legacy Program proposals from Colorado landowners.

The program authorizes the USDA Forest Service or the CSFS to purchase permanent conservation easements on private forestlands to protect environmentally important areas and prevent those lands from being converted to non-forest uses. Read more