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Ponderosa pine fall needle drop

Fading, Off-Color Pine Needles Normal in Autumn

Colorado evergreens shed their older, interior needles as part of an annual growth cycle. Needles on the lower portions of the crown or closest to the trunk are most commonly shed, but trees stressed due to drought or root damage may shed more needles to keep the tree in balance with its root system.

mixed forest on a slope wiht a tall mountain in the background.

Partners Come Together to Prevent Wildfire and Improve Forest Health in Teller County

The Woodland Park Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service received a $1 million Landscape Resilience Investment grant through the Colorado Department of Natural Resources Colorado Strategic Wildfire Action Program (COSWAP) that will fund essential forest management activities near the North Catamount reservoir.

group of people plant seedlings while standing next to a potting table.

Gov. Polis Visits the CSFS Seedling Nursery

On Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022, Governor Jared Polis visited the Colorado State Forest Service Seedling Nursery on the Foothills Campus of Colorado State University.

heavy forestry machinery shoots out wood chips in a forested area below huge mountains.

Protecting Drinking Water for Colorado Springs Residents

The CSFS works with Colorado Springs Utilities and the Pikes-San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands under a Good Neighbor Agreement to reduce the impacts of a catastrophic wildfire on this municipal watershed that supplies water to residents of Colorado Springs.

large piles of logs at different stages of logging in a vast mountain valley.

Loan Program Helps Reduce Wildfire Severity While Improving Profits for Wood Products Businesses

The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) delivered the first Wildfire Risk Mitigation Loan under a new partnership with the San Luis Valley Development Resources Group (SLVDRG) Business Loan Fund.

Fading, Off-Color Pine Needles Normal in Autumn

Ponderosa pine fall needle drop

Colorado evergreens shed their older, interior needles as part of an annual growth cycle. Needles on the lower portions of the crown or closest to the trunk are most commonly shed, but trees stressed due to drought or root damage may shed more needles to keep the tree in balance with its root system.

More about Fading, Off-Color Pine Needles Normal in Autumn

Partners Come Together to Prevent Wildfire and Improve Forest Health in Teller County

mixed forest on a slope wiht a tall mountain in the background.

The Woodland Park Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service received a $1 million Landscape Resilience Investment grant through the Colorado Department of Natural Resources Colorado Strategic Wildfire Action Program (COSWAP) that will fund essential forest management activities near the North Catamount reservoir.

More about Partners Come Together to Prevent Wildfire and Improve Forest Health in Teller County

Gov. Polis Visits the CSFS Seedling Nursery

group of people plant seedlings while standing next to a potting table.

On Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022, Governor Jared Polis visited the Colorado State Forest Service Seedling Nursery on the Foothills Campus of Colorado State University.

More about Gov. Polis Visits the CSFS Seedling Nursery

Protecting Drinking Water for Colorado Springs Residents

heavy forestry machinery shoots out wood chips in a forested area below huge mountains.

The CSFS works with Colorado Springs Utilities and the Pikes-San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands under a Good Neighbor Agreement to reduce the impacts of a catastrophic wildfire on this municipal watershed that supplies water to residents of Colorado Springs.

More about Protecting Drinking Water for Colorado Springs Residents

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Ponderosa pine fall needle drop

Fading, Off-Color Pine Needles Normal in Autumn

Colorado evergreens shed their older, interior needles as part of an annual growth cycle. Needles on the lower portions of the crown or closest to the trunk are most commonly shed, but trees stressed due to drought or root damage may shed more needles to keep the tree in balance with its root system.

mixed forest on a slope wiht a tall mountain in the background.

Partners Come Together to Prevent Wildfire and Improve Forest Health in Teller County

The Woodland Park Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service received a $1 million Landscape Resilience Investment grant through the Colorado Department of Natural Resources Colorado Strategic Wildfire Action Program (COSWAP) that will fund essential forest management activities near the North Catamount reservoir.

group of people plant seedlings while standing next to a potting table.

Gov. Polis Visits the CSFS Seedling Nursery

On Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022, Governor Jared Polis visited the Colorado State Forest Service Seedling Nursery on the Foothills Campus of Colorado State University.

heavy forestry machinery shoots out wood chips in a forested area below huge mountains.

Protecting Drinking Water for Colorado Springs Residents

The CSFS works with Colorado Springs Utilities and the Pikes-San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands under a Good Neighbor Agreement to reduce the impacts of a catastrophic wildfire on this municipal watershed that supplies water to residents of Colorado Springs.

large piles of logs at different stages of logging in a vast mountain valley.

Loan Program Helps Reduce Wildfire Severity While Improving Profits for Wood Products Businesses

The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) delivered the first Wildfire Risk Mitigation Loan under a new partnership with the San Luis Valley Development Resources Group (SLVDRG) Business Loan Fund.

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