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Coloradans Encouraged to Prepare for Wildfire as Risk Increases

May is Wildfire Awareness Month, an annual observance to encourage residents to better prepare their homes and communities for wildfires. With more than half of all Coloradans living in the wildland-urban interface (WUI), susceptible to wildfire, it’s important for people to take action to reduce the risk fire poses to their homes and create more fire-adapted communities.

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Meet Our Outstanding Partners and Volunteers of 2021

The CSFS wholeheartedly thanks everyone who worked with us or volunteered with us in 2021. Each year we recognize partners and volunteers who really went above and beyond. Meet the outstanding partners and volunteers from 2021.

Happy Arbor Day! 

Colorado State Forest Service director Matt McCombs wishes Coloradans a Happy Arbor Day from the CSFS Nursery and talks about the importance of trees.

child's illutration of the earth with trees on it and the words Celebrate Trees in Our Communities.

Broomfield Fifth-Grader Wins 2022 Colorado Arbor Day Poster Contest

Congratulations to Walter Vanderstok, winner of the 2022 Arbor Day Poster Competition!

An aerial view of the Rio Grande National Forest

Aerial Survey: Spruce Beetle Remains Most Deadly Forest Pest

During their annual hearing before the Colorado General Assembly, State Forester Matthew McCombs and Regional Forester Frank Beum announced a report detailing the results of the 2021 aerial detection survey led by the USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, and Colorado State Forest Service.

Accessible Timber Volume, 2010-2019

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

The Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the USDA Forest Service, in collaboration with the Colorado State Forest Service, conducts and continuously updates an inventory across all forested lands in Colorado and Wyoming. Certified, highly trained foresters and research associates survey hundreds of permanent research plots annually, measuring 10 percent of the forested plots each year.

More about Accessible Timber Volume, 2010-2019

Coloradans Encouraged to Prepare for Wildfire as Risk Increases

man stands on ladder and clears debris out of a gutter.

May is Wildfire Awareness Month, an annual observance to encourage residents to better prepare their homes and communities for wildfires. With more than half of all Coloradans living in the wildland-urban interface (WUI), susceptible to wildfire, it’s important for people to take action to reduce the risk fire poses to their homes and create more fire-adapted communities.

More about Coloradans Encouraged to Prepare for Wildfire as Risk Increases

Meet Our Outstanding Partners and Volunteers of 2021

woman stands with hiking sticks just below a melting ice patch in the mountains

The CSFS wholeheartedly thanks everyone who worked with us or volunteered with us in 2021. Each year we recognize partners and volunteers who really went above and beyond. Meet the outstanding partners and volunteers from 2021.

More about Meet Our Outstanding Partners and Volunteers of 2021

Happy Arbor Day! 

Colorado State Forest Service director Matt McCombs wishes Coloradans a Happy Arbor Day from the CSFS Nursery and talks about the importance of trees.

More about Happy Arbor Day! 

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man stands on ladder and clears debris out of a gutter.

Coloradans Encouraged to Prepare for Wildfire as Risk Increases

May is Wildfire Awareness Month, an annual observance to encourage residents to better prepare their homes and communities for wildfires. With more than half of all Coloradans living in the wildland-urban interface (WUI), susceptible to wildfire, it’s important for people to take action to reduce the risk fire poses to their homes and create more fire-adapted communities.

woman stands with hiking sticks just below a melting ice patch in the mountains

Meet Our Outstanding Partners and Volunteers of 2021

The CSFS wholeheartedly thanks everyone who worked with us or volunteered with us in 2021. Each year we recognize partners and volunteers who really went above and beyond. Meet the outstanding partners and volunteers from 2021.

Happy Arbor Day! 

Colorado State Forest Service director Matt McCombs wishes Coloradans a Happy Arbor Day from the CSFS Nursery and talks about the importance of trees.

child's illutration of the earth with trees on it and the words Celebrate Trees in Our Communities.

Broomfield Fifth-Grader Wins 2022 Colorado Arbor Day Poster Contest

Congratulations to Walter Vanderstok, winner of the 2022 Arbor Day Poster Competition!

An aerial view of the Rio Grande National Forest

Aerial Survey: Spruce Beetle Remains Most Deadly Forest Pest

During their annual hearing before the Colorado General Assembly, State Forester Matthew McCombs and Regional Forester Frank Beum announced a report detailing the results of the 2021 aerial detection survey led by the USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, and Colorado State Forest Service.

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