The following publications include information to help you make the best decisions regarding the purchase of seedlings from the Colorado State Forest Service Nursery.
Nursery Resources for Landowners
How to Plant Trees
This document, prepared by the CSFS Nursery, provides step by step photos of how to plant seedling trees purchased from the nursery.
This catalog includes descriptions of an assortment of both deciduous and coniferous species that we offer. Descriptions include approximate size, density, drought resistance, elevation range and much more. Ornamental qualities such as color, degree of flowering, fruit productions, etc. are not guaranteed. This buyer’s guide does not contain all of the species we offer.
Please see our current seedling inventory or call us at (970) 491-8429, to inquire about our full listing of available species.
Planning, Planting, Care
This publication, created by the CSFS, includes information about the planning process, planting and after care of your seedling trees.
The University of Wyoming Extension publication titled Take a Break From the Wind! includes information about the benefits, planning and planting involved when constructing windbreaks and living snow fences.
The National Agroforestry Center partnered with the US Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service to highlight the following benefits and issues that agroforestry practices can provide or address:
Working Trees Info Series
- What is a Windbreak?
- What is Agroforestry
- What is Ally Cropping?
- What is a Riparian Forest Buffer?
- How Can Agroforestry Help Pollinators?
- Can Windbreaks Help With Organic Farming?
Working Trees Series
- Working Trees for Agriculture
- Working Trees for Communities
- Working Trees for Livestock
- Working Trees for Pollinators
- Working Trees for Water Quality
- Working Trees for Wildlife
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Arbor Day Foundation, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, and the USDA National Agroforestry Center produced the following brochures that include pertinent information about: