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Annual Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests

Forest Health Issues in Southeast Colorado

Ongoing drought conditions are stressing trees across forests in southeast Colorado, setting the stage for western spruce budworm and bark beetle infestations to rise to concerning levels.

CSFS Field Offices in Southeast Colorado

CSFS News from Southeast Colorado

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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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