Cañon City Field Office
The Cañon City Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) is one of 17 field offices throughout Colorado. serving Custer, Fremont and Pueblo counties. We are a service and outreach agency of the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). The CSFS state office is on the CSU Foothills Campus in Fort Collins.
The office is the silvicultural lessee for state trust lands in our three-county area.
We deliver technical assistance to private landowners, municipal and county governments, and agencies. Our mission is to achieve stewardship of Colorado’s diverse forest environments for the benefit of present and future generations.
John Grieve – Supervisory Forester of Forest Planning & Implementation
Luke Dittrich – Forester
Lisa Clark – Accounting Technician
Programs & Services
Our programs and services are broad and varied but generally fall within the areas of forest management, wildfire mitigation, seedling tree sales, community forestry and education.
We host an inventory forester responsible for conducting the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program in southeastern Colorado. We also provide facilities for the Colorado Department of Homeland Security, Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC).
Field Office Location
Forest Health Report Story Map
CSFS Forest Entomologist Dr. Dan West produced an Esri Story Map for the annual Forest Health Report, which offers users an interactive way to learn about local forest conditions.
Wildfire Risk Viewer
The Wildfire Risk Viewer is a web-mapping application that allows users to identify specific wildfire risk levels within a 1/2-mile radius of a home, or any other point of interest on the map.