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Annual Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests

Forest Health Issues in Northeast Colorado

Ongoing drought continues to play a significant role in forest health across northeast Colorado, spurring bark beetle activity including a potential mountain pine beetle outbreak.

CSFS Field Offices in Northeast Colorado

CSFS News from Northeast Colorado

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Partners Improve Forest Health Across Boundaries

Large-landscape projects in areas with multiple partners and stakeholders can be complicated. Learn how the Franktown Field Office’s leadership and collaboration with partners will result in treatment of approximately 700 acres, resulting in a substantially lower risk of wildfire for a rural community.

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Three New Projects to Protect Water Supplies for Over a Million Coloradans

It is crucial for Colorado to protect its forested watersheds from the ever-present threat of wildfire to ensure residents and communities have water for drinking, agriculture and other uses. The Colorado Legislature recognizes this need and passed House Bill 22-1379 during the 2022 legislative session to fund projects that reduce wildfire fuels around high-priority watersheds and water infrastructure.

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