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2014

08-13-14 Walnut Tree Disease Spreads to Northeastern Colorado

07-31-14 Pine Sawfly Outbreak Emerges in Ponderosa Pine Forests of Elbert, El Paso Counties

07-18-14 Colorado Receives $250,000 Grant to Promote Wood-Energy Facilities, Technologies

07-01-14 Colorado State Forest Service Offers Tips for Watering Trees During Drought

06-13-14 State Forest Firewood Sale Increases Public Safety, Provides Low-Cost Wood

06-10-14 Colorado State Forest Service Names New Alamosa District Forester

06-09-14 Black Forest Fire Anniversary Highlights Need for Mitigation Efforts to Protect Homes

05-22-14 Transporting Firewood Dangerous to Colorado's Trees

05-15-14 Last Chance to Register for Weeklong Fire Ecology Workshop for Educators

05-08-14 CSFS Recognizes Fort Collins Resident as "Volunteer of the Year"

05-08-14 CSFS Recognizes Cañon City Resident as "Partner of the Year"

04-24-14 Donations Provide Nearly 10,000 Seedlings for High Park Fire Restoration Efforts

04-24-14 Tree Planting Event to Celebrate Colorado State University as a Tree Campus USA

04-21-14 Emerald Ash Borer: What Front Range, Northeast Colorado Communities Need to Know

04-21-14 Emerald Ash Borer: What Southeast Colorado Communities Need to Know

04-21-14 Emerald Ash Borer: What Western Slope Communities Need to Know

04-10-14 CSFS Accepting Proposals to Protect Private Forestlands

03-20-14 "Living with Fire" Workshop, Field Trip Offered in Fort Collins

03-13-14 Colorado's Fire Ecology Institute Receives Environmental Ed Award

03-12-14 Deadline Extended: Colorado Educators Invited to Apply for Free Seedling Trees

02-27-14 Local Forester Recognized as Society of American Foresters Fellow

02-25-14 Late Winter the Best Time to Prune Trees

02-19-14 Annual Forest Health Report Details Threats, Opportunities for Colorado Forests

02-12-14 Colorado Educators Invited to Apply for Free Seedling Trees

01-30-14 Aerial Survey Shows MPB Epidemic Declining, Spruce Beetle Numbers Escalating

01-21-14 CSFS Launches Natural Resources Grants Database

01-14-14 Funding Now Available for Forest Restoration Projects

2013

12-03-13 CSFS Provides Christmas Trees for State Capitol, CSU

11-26-13 Seedling Tree Applications Now Available Through Colorado State Forest Service

11-18-13 Local Charity to Cut, Deliver Christmas Trees for Flood-Impacted Families, Others in Need

11-11-13 Tree Preparation and Watering Tips for the Winter Months

10-30-13 More than 10,000 Trees Planted in Track Fire Burn Area

10-28-13 Statewide Inventory to Help Foresters Manage Urban Tree Concerns

09-18-13 Flood-Damaged Trees Cause Additional Safety Concerns

09-04-13 Autumn Yellowing of Conifer Needles a Normal Process

09-04-13 Pine Needle Scale Affecting Grand County Lodgepole Pines

09-03-13 2013 Colorado Forestry Fair Offered in Nederland

  • Event cancelled due to the emergency situation associated with flooding in Boulder County.

09-03-13 North Park Resident Recognized as 2013 Colorado Logger of the Year

08-29-13 Transporting Firewood May Spread Tree-Killing Insects

08-20-13 CSFS Monitoring for Walnut Tree Disease in Southeast Colorado

08-12-13 Fund Provides 10,000 Seedlings for 2013 Post-Fire Restoration Plantings

08-01-13 Easement Allows Watershed Protection for 4,700 Acres West of Boulder

07-24-13 Bayfield Landowners to Receive Tree Farmer of the Year Award

06-26-13 Beetle-Kill Trees Pose Increasing Risk to Recreationists, Landowners

06-18-13 Colorado Teachers to Learn About Wildfire at Weeklong Workshop

06-12-13 Current Wildfires Demonstrate How Rapidly Fire Danger can Increase

06-04-13 Beetle-Kill Wood Product Reduces Post-Wildfire Erosion

05-13-13 Motorcycle Club Plants 1,900 Seedling Trees in High Park Burn Area

05-03-13 Interim State Forester Joe Duda Presented Safety Award from USDA Forest Service

05-01-13 Colorado State Forest Service Offers First Aid Tips for Snow-Damaged Trees

04-24-13 Arbor Day Planting to Honor CSU Recognition as a Tree Campus USA

04-08-13 Private Landowner Participation Helps Foresters Monitor Statewide Forest Health

04-01-13 Colorado State Forest Service Accepting Proposals to Protect Private Forestlands

03-22-13 Colorado State University Names Mike Lester New State Forester

03-18-13 National Wildlife Federation to Provide 2,000 Seedling Trees for High Park Fire Restoration

03-13-13 New Web-Mapping Tool Allows Professional Planners, Landowners to Assess Wildfire Risk

02-20-13 State Forester: Bark Beetle Epidemics Only One Forest Health Concern

02-11-13 Late Winter the Best Time to Prune Trees

02-06-13 U.S. Forest Service and CSFS Announce 2012 Aerial Forest Health Survey Results

02-06-13 Public Meetings to Address Expansion of Spruce Beetles in Southern Colorado

01-24-13 Now is the Time to Address Home, Community Wildfire Mitigation

01-16-13 Funding Now Available for Forest Restoration Projects

2012

12-05-12 Colorado State Forest Service Provides Christmas Trees for State Capitol, CSU

12-03-12 Colorado State Forest Service Provides Financing to Steamboat Springs Business

11-19-12 Local Charity to Cut, Deliver 300 Christmas Trees for Less-Fortunate Families

11-07-12 Tree Removal Project Reduces Maysville's Wildfire Risk

11-05-12 Tree Preparation and Watering Tips for the Winter Months

10-22-12 Colorado State Forest Service Harvests 75 Christmas Trees for U.S. Capitol

10-09-12 Grand County Sawmills Find Success in Beetle-Kill Wood Markets

09-24-12 Forestry Fair Offers Chance to Decorate Ornaments for U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

09-17-12 Evergreen Residents Receive Colorado Forestry Awards

08-28-12 Donations Sought for Post-Wildfire Tree Planting

08-02-12 Lory State Park and Redstone Canyon Fuels Mitigation Help Firefighting Efforts

07-19-12 CSFS Remains the Lead State Agency for Forestry, Wildfire Mitigation Information

07-17-12 Last Call for Wildland-Urban Interface Grant Applications

07-12-12 Trees in Burn Areas More Susceptible to Bark Beetles

07-12-12 Colorado Teachers to Learn About Wildfire at Weeklong Workshop

07-03-12 Watering Trees Well Necessary During Drought

05-24-12 Tree Planting Helps Walsh Recover from 2011 Wildfire

04-11-12 CSFS Accepting Landowner Proposals to Protect Private Forestlands

03-28-12 CSFS Statement Regarding Lower North Fork Fire

03-23-12 Colorado State Forest Service Upgrades Fire Engine Fleet

03-16-12 Growing Their Own: Salida Couple Uses Permaculture to Raise Food, Rehabilitate Land

03-12-12 Colorado State Forest Service Names New Deputy State Forester

02-29-12 Colorado State University Designated an Official Tree Campus USA

02-22-12 Report Highlights Need to Address Bark Beetle Aftermath on Private Land

02-13-12 Loan Program Available to Forest Product Businesses - Northwest Colorado

02-07-12 Loan Program Available to Forest Product Businesses - Upper Arkansas Area

02-07-12 Funding Available for Forest Restoration Projects

02-06-12 Prescribed Fire Scheduled West of Fort Collins

01-31-12 U.S. Forest Service and CSFS Announce 2011 Aerial Forest Health Survey Results

01-23-12 Public Participation Encouraged in Mesa County Wildfire Planning Meetings

2011

12-15-11 Mistletoe: Christmas Decoration or Parasite to Colorado Pines?

12-14-11 Sen. Mark Udall Recognizes Warner College of Natural Resources Students

11-22-11 Land Conservation Agreement Preserves 3,201-Acre Ben Delatour Scout Ranch

11-21-11 Storm-Damaged Trees Will Benefit from Winter Treatments

11-16-11 Winter Care Critical for Younger Trees

11-07-11 Holiday Tree-Cutting Permits Available for Genesee Park

10-26-11 Colorado State Forest Service Offers First Aid Tips for Snow-Damaged Trees

10-20-11 Grant Funding Available for South Platte River Improvements

10-14-11 Agencies and Sen. Udall Announce Fourmile Canyon Fire Preliminary Assessment Findings

10-11-11 Prescribed Fire Planned in Southern Park County

09-21-11 Prescribed Fire Planned in Southern Jefferson County

09-20-11 Yellowing Pine Needles Normal in Autumn

09-14-11 Most Beetle-Kill Trees Still Standing, But Ripe for Falling

09-12-11 Forestry Fair to Offer Logging Sports Demos, Fire Engine Tours

08-23-11 CSU Students Finish Busy First Season as Wildland Firefighters

08-03-11 Firewood Sale to Reduce Wildfire Danger at Denver Mountain Parks

07-28-11 Colorado Forest Products Marketing Conference Aug. 18-19 in Golden

07-27-11 Pagosa Springs Landowners to Receive Tree Farmer of the Year Award on August 6

07-25-11 New Forest Products Database Connects Consumers with Colorado Businesses

07-11-11 Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Mitigation Grants Available Through July

06-27-11 CSFS Appoints Group to Promote Timber as Energy Source

06-21-11 Firewood Sale Provides Chance to Clean up After Pine Beetles

06-10-11 CSFS to Host Open House at New La Junta Office

06-06-11 Presence of Mountain Pine Beetles More Evident on Northern Front Range

06-02-11 Loan Program Available to Forest Product Businesses

05-20-11 CSFS Fire Management Building Dedicated to Distinguished State Forester

05-16-11 Firefighting Internship Provides CSU Students Hands-on Experience

05-11-11 Weeklong Fire Ecology Workshop Free to Colorado Teachers

05-05-11 CSU Forestry Students Get Behind the Wheel of Heavy Logging Equipment

05-03-11 Fifteen Area Firefighters Receive Wildland Fire Certification

05-03-11 River-Bottom Wildlife Thriving Thanks to Seedling Trees

04-19-11 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grant Improves Emergency Evacuation Routes

04-14-11 Gov. Hickenlooper Stresses Interagency Cooperation to Fight Wildfires

04-04-11 More than 900 Trees Planted at Hughes Stadium

03-23-11 Front Range Wildfires Highlight Importance of Planning to Protect Homes

03-09-11 Cooperators Reduce Wildfire Risk in Pueblo Mountain Park

03-07-11 Living Snow Fences: A Green Way to Block Blowing Snow

02-28-11 Public Participation Encouraged in Community Wildfire Protection Plan Meetings

02-21-11 Colorado State Forest Service Accepting Proposals to Protect Private Forestlands

02-16-11 Insects Continue to Threaten Forests Across Colorado

02-15-11 Public Participation Encouraged in County Wildfire Protection Meeting

02-07-11 Urban Tree Care Workshop in Greeley Next Week

01-21-11 US Forest Service and CSFS Announce Forest Health Survey Results

01-10-11 2011 Colorado Arbor Day Poster Contest Announced

2010

12-15-10 Grant Funds Available for Forest Restoration, Watershed Protection Projects

12-08-10 CSFS Releases Report on ARRA Grant Impacts

11-24-10 Proper Selection, Care Cuts Holiday Tree Fire Hazard

11-15-10 Seedling Tree Applications Now Available Through Colorado State Forest Service

11-09-10 Joint Fire Science Program Provides Funding to Promote Forest Health in Colo. & Wyo.

10-27-10 Colorado Environmental Film Festival in Golden, Nov. 4-6

10-19-10 Winterizing Critical for Western Slope Trees

10-19-10 Winterizing Tips for Urban Trees

10-14-10 Unprecedented Interagency Memorandum Signed to Improve Land Stewardship in Colorado

10-05-10 Yellowing Pine Needles Normal in Autumn

09-28-10 Meeting Unites Forestry Groups, Private Citizens to Mitigate Effects of Bark Beetles

09-28-10 Grand Junction Forester Participates in Statewide Aerial Survey

09-27-10 CSFS Wildland Fire Fleet Always Ready

09-16-10 Firewood Sale Offers a Chance to Clean up After Pine Beetles

09-02-10 Transporting Firewood Dangerous for Colorado Forests

08-30-10 Delta County to Develop Wildfire Plan with Colorado State Forest Service

08-26-10 Montrose, Ouray Counties to Develop Wildfire Plans with Colorado State Forest Service

08-17-10 Hinsdale County Community Prepares for Potential Spruce Beetle Invasion

08-12-10 Fuels Reduction Project Work Moves to Perins Peak

07-21-10 Winter Park Cuts ‘Ribbon of Dead Trees’

07-19-10 Pagosa Springs Land Trust to Receive Forest Stewardship Award on July 29

07-14-10 CSFS Releases Best Management Practices for Water Quality Protection

07-13-10 CSFS Setting Traps for Invasive Moth Statewide

07-12-10 Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Cleans up MPB-Infested Trees at Pearl Lake State Park

07-07-10 CSFS Accepting Applications for 2011 Wildland-Urban Interface Program Grants

07-01-10 Mountain Pine Beetles Already Emerging in Colorado Forests

06-28-10 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Fulfills Dream of Veteran Firefighter

06-22-10 CSFS Completes Statewide Forest Resource Strategy to Maximize Efficient Use of Resources

06-17-10 CSFS Qualifies Area Firefighters to Work with Air Tankers

06-07-10 Beetle-Kill Trees Falling Faster Every Day

05-25-10 Colorado Landowners Should Protect Against Pine Beetles by Early Summer

05-20-10 Gov. Ritter Says Colorado Faces Average Fire Risk

05-07-10 CSFS Durango District Takes Pro-Active Stance on Spruce Beetles

05-05-10 Jefferson County Evacuations Highlight the Need for Protecting Homes from Wildfire

05-04-10 Agreement Allows Federal, State Foresters to Battle Beetles Across Boundary Lines

04-23-10 Colorado Legislature Designates Official Day to Promote State Forest Products

04-19-10 Prominent Colo. Forestry Organizations to Honor Forestry Leader at Memorial Tree Planting

04-14-10 Colorado's Arbor Day Poster Contest Winner to be Honored at State Capitol

03-29-10 Colorado State Forest Service Accepting Landowner Proposals to Protect Private Forestlands

03-25-10 Colorado State Forest Service Offers First Aid Tips for Snow-Damaged Trees

03-11-10 CSFS Advises Landowners to Assess Pine Beetle Prevention Products Carefully

03-03-10 2009 Forest Health Report - Pine Beetles Only One Threat to Colorado

02-25-10 CSFS to Break Ground on New La Junta Disrict Office at Otero Junior College

02-08-10 Seedling Trees Ideal for Reforestation after Pine Beetles, Fire

02-01-10 Recent Cold Weather Unlikely to Kill Bark Beetles

01-22-10 US Forest Service & CSFS Announce Results of Forest Health Survey

2009

11-02-09 CSFS Announces Recipients of Economic Stimulus Funds

10-19-09 Grant Funds Available for Community Forest Restoration and Watershed Protection Projects

10-11-09 4th Annual Colorado Environmental Film Festival Approaching Fast

09-09-09 Artist Explores Relationship between Forests and Wildfires to Benefit Beetle Mitigation Fund

08-31-09 Colorado State Forest Service Receives $10.7 Million in Stimulus Funds

06-17-09 Colorado State University Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Woody Biomass Boiler

06-04-09 Colorado State Forest Service Accepting Applications for 2010 WUI Competitive Grants

05-08-09 Colorado State Forest Service Accepting Forest Legacy Program Proposals

05-08-09 Gov. Ritter Stresses Vigilance and Responsibility During this Year's Wildfire Season

04-30-09 Mountain Pine Beetle is Focus of May 6 Estes Park Tree Symposium

04-22-09 Exercise Common Sense, Caution when Treating Trees to Control MPB Impacts

04-06-09 Peak to Peak Wood Program Announces Opening of Collection Sites

03-03-09 CSFS Employee Receives National Award for Conservation & Forest Stewardship

01-16-09 US Forest Service & CSFS Release Results of the Aerial Survey

News Releases Prior to 2009

09-24-08 Forest Legacy Conservation Easement Permanently Conserves Catspaw Ranch

09-23-08 Mountain Pine Beetles Seen in Front Range Communities

09-22-08 Dying Pine Needles may be Sign of Changing Season

02-12-08 Gov. Ritter Creates Forest Health Council

08-23-07 CSFS Accepting Applications for 2008 Wildland-Urban Interface Competitive Grants

08-21-07 CSFS Awards $1 Million in Grant Funds for Community Forest Restoration/Water Protection

09-18-07 Insects Hitch Ride on Firewood and Infest Urban Trees

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