The Colorado Wood Utilization and Marketing Program (CoWood) strives to improve the quality of life for Colorado’s forest products producers, consumers, and forest users by being Colorado’s leading resource for forest products information, service, education and outreach.

Our Projects and Community Efforts

Wood to Energy Program

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Wood derived from Colorado and used for energy contributes to our state’s healthy forests, strong rural communities, and clean energy economy.

Colorado Forest Products™


The Colorado Forest Products™ program enhances the marketing of wood products harvested from Colorado’s forestland.

Forest Business Loan Fund


Colorado’s Forest Business Loan Fund provides lending to forest businesses who are improving Colorado’s forests.

Pinon Juniper Utilization


CoWood and the BLM have formed a partnership to identify forest products and marketing opportunities for Colorado’s piñon-juniper.

DIA Hotel & Transit Center

CSFS is proud to partner with Denver, Patrick Marold, and Rocky Mountain Timber Products, on a sculptural timber installation at DIA.

Black Forest Utilization

The Black Forest Post-Fire Utilization and Community Recovery project assist residents in the economical removal and utilization of their burnt timber.

Wood Utilization in the WUI – CSFS Partners Workshop

Join us for our latest CSFS Partners Workshop series with welcome support of this year’s partners at the Southern Rockies Fire Sciences Network, USFS, Colorado DNR, Colorado Tree Farm, CTIA, and SAF.

Who Should Join Us?

Foresters, urban tree care professionals, hazardous fuels program and project administrators, forest products companies, defensible space contractors, grant administrators, state and local governments, and emergency wildfire preparedness professionals.  You’ll want to participate in the CSFS Wood Utilization in the Wildland Interface Conference (WUI).


Monday, June 20, 2016 at 1:00 PM – Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 3:00 PM (MDT)


Doolittle Hall – 3116 Academy Drive, U.S. Air Force Academy, CO 80840

For more information about topics and speakers for this event, download the Conference Agenda here.