Durango Field Office
Proudly serving Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan counties
The Durango 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 state office 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.
The Durango Field Office is staffed by four full-time foresters, a statewide marketing & utilization forester, an inventory forester responsible for conducting the Forest Inventory and Analysis Program in southwestern Colorado, and an administrative assistant.
Mark Loveall – Supervisory Forester of Forest Planning & Implementation
Ryan Cox – Forester
Luke Dittrich – Forester
Kyle O’Neill – Forester, My Southwest Forest
Drew Clements – FIA Forester
Estevan Vega – Research Associate I, My Southwest Forest
Caleb Marucci – Research Associate I, FIA
Melissa Simmons – Administrative Assistant
Durango Field Office
1000 Rim Drive
Fort Lewis College Campus
Durango, CO 81301-3908
- Arbor Day 2021: 10 ‘moon trees’ land in Durango – Durango Herald, April 23, 2021
- Landowners urged to be proactive to prevent wildfires – Durango Herald, June 28, 2019
- Home Ignition Zone Guide (2.7 MB PDF) – prepare your home for wildfire and create defensible space
- 2021 CSFS Southwest Forestry Contractor/Service Provider List (110 KB PDF)
- Forest Ag Electronic Forms
Post-Fire Rehabilitation Information
- Aspen (939 KB PDF)
- Douglas-fir (586 KB PDF)
- Gambel Oak and Serviceberry (865 KB PDF)
- Piñon Pine-Juniper (888 KB PDF)
- Ponderosa and Lodgepole Pine (896 KB PDF)
2020 Forest Health Report Story Map
CSFS Forest Entomologist Dr. Dan West produced an Esri Story Map for the 2020 Forest Health Report, which tells the story of how data was collected to compile the report, and offers users an interactive way to find out about forest conditions in their area.