Proudly serving the San Luis Valley, including Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande and Saguache counties

The Alamosa Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) is one of 17 field offices in Colorado. We are a service and outreach agency of the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). The CSFS headquarters is on the CSU Foothills Campus in Fort Collins.

Our mission is to achieve stewardship of Colorado’s diverse forest environments for the benefit of present and future generations.

Alamosa foresters
The Alamosa Field Office is staffed by Supervisory Forester of Communications and Communities Adam Moore, left, and Forester Sam Scavo.

Our Programs Include:

  • Insect and disease diagnosis
  • Defensible space
  • Seedling trees
  • Forest stewardship and landowner assistance
  • Community forestry
  • Conservation education
  • Wildfire mitigation
  • State trust land forest management

Post-Fire Rehabilitation Information

After Wildfires … how landowners can cope
Soil Erosion Control after Wildfire (6 MB PDF)

The following CSFS publications offer guidance about the treatment & management of burned trees:

The CSFS Alamosa Field Office held a wildfire preparedness Zoom workshop with partners on June 24, 2021. Focused on informing Conejos County residents about wildfire risk, the meeting emphasizes the Conejos Canyon wildland-urban interface and answers common questions about what the 2021 wildfire season may look like.