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.
Motorcycle Club Plants 1,900 Seedling Trees in High Park Burn Area
The Sleigh Riders volunteered to plant seedling trees in the High Park Fire burn area (member, Mike Neuerburg, shown in photo).
On May 11, the Sleigh Riders, a Greeley-based motorcycle club best known for delivery of donated toys at Christmas, planted 1,900 seedling trees in the High Park Fire burn area.
The trees were planted in the Stove Prairie vicinity as part of a coordinated volunteer effort led by the Colorado State Forest Service. Read more
Safety Tips for Replanting in Burn Areas
Falling trees represent the primary risk to individuals working in burn areas.
Many private landowners, volunteer organizations and other groups are now planting seedling trees to reforest areas burned by Colorado wildfires.
Before heading out to the field to plant, the Colorado State Forest Service recommends that everyone involved familiarize themselves with the following safety considerations. Read more