Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) Volunteer Program provides an opportunity for you to help us enhance public understanding of forestry's role and value in a healthy natural environment through hands-on projects and training.

CSFS Volunteers at 2014 Scout Foresty Field Day.

Volunteer Opportunities
October - November 2014

Saturday, Oct 25
"Make a Difference Day" Russian Olive Removal & Chipping
Loveland

  • We will assist Larimer County staff and volunteers with the project
  • We will need qualified sawyers. If you wish to cut, you must provide proof of your S212 or equivalent saw certification
  • Time: To be determined (Lunch provided)
  • Meeting Location: Fort Collins District Office, 3843 Laporte Ave., Fort Collins
  • Transportation: We will carpool in CSFS vehicles
  • Contact: nancy.dadisman@colostate.edu

Sunday, Nov 2
Workday at the Guadalupe Center
Greeley

  • We will clean up the property and chip slash
  • The project helps the Guadalupe Community Center and homeless shelter
  • Time: To be determined (Lunch provided)
  • Meeting Location: Fort Collins District Office, 3843 Laporte Ave., Fort Collins
  • Transportation: We will carpool in CSFS vehicles
  • Contact: nancy.dadisman@colostate.edu

Tuesday, Nov 11 & Thursday, Nov 13
Project Learning Tree Workshop at CSFS Seedling Tree Nursery
Fort Collins

  • Learn about Colorado State Forest Service resources available to help landowners achieve the stewardship of Colorado's diverse forest environments
  • Tour the nursery and learn how nursery staff grow thousands of trees for conservation plantings
  • Learn about the recent discovery of the emerald ash borer in Colorado and what this means for Colorado's urban and community forests
  • More information about Colorado's Project Learning Tree
  • Cost: $35 (students $25) - Covers evening refreshments and the PLT Activity Guide
  • Continuing Education Credit: Optional half credit $35 register on site, Grades K-12
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. (both days)
  • Location: CSFS Nursery, 3843 Laporte Ave., Bldg. 1060, Fort Collins
  • Contact: nancy.dadisman@colostate.edu

Saturday, Nov 15
Pingree Park Campus Chipping Day,
CSU Pingree Park Mountain Campus

  • Help clean up property and chip slash at this beautiful mountain campus location
  • Time: To be determined
  • Meeting Location: Fort Collins District Office, 3843 Laporte Ave., Fort Collins
  • Transportation: We will carpool in CSFS vehicles
  • Contact: nancy.dadisman@colostate.edu

Read highlights of previous events in the TWIG volunteer newsletters

Ongoing opportunities: If you are interested in volunteering for specific events or during the week to plant trees, weed or help grade trees at the nursery, please contact:

Jamie Dahl
Experiential Learning Coordinator
(970) 988-3667
jamie.dahl@colostate.edu