FORT COLLINS, Colo. – This year’s record-breaking wildfire season in Colorado is a stark reminder of the need to invest in the health of our forests.
GRAND COUNTY, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) are partnering to reduce wildfire risk and improve forest health, wildlife habitat and public safety on the slopes of Sheep Mountain in Grand County.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Although thousands of evergreen trees in Colorado’s high country, foothills and communities are beginning to display dying yellow or brown needles, most are simply going through a natural shedding process – they are not being damaged by bark beetles or any specific tree insect or disease.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – This week, the cold front that brought high winds and wet, heavy snow to much of Colorado may have damaged trees. Coloradans who are dealing with broken tree limbs after the late-summer snowstorm may be considering actions to protect and repair them.
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. – During the week of Sept. 14, local, state and federal agencies are expected to commence work on a project to reduce wildfire fuels and improve forest health on public land adjacent to the Wellington neighborhood east of Breckenridge.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – With more than 200,000 acres of forests burned across the state over the past two months as a result of wildland fires, wildfire mitigation, insurance and REALTOR® professionals continue to push for residents to evaluate and take action to help prevent the potentially devastating impact of fires to property, structures and lives.
BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. – On Aug. 13, federal, state and local governments joined with non-profit entities in Boulder County to establish a shared vision for reducing the risk of wildfire to its residences, recreation areas and natural resources through closely coordinated forest management across all lands.
ARCHULETA COUNTY, Colo. – Today, The Conservation Fund, Colorado State Forest Service and USDA Forest Service announced the permanent protection of the 16,723-acre Banded Peak Ranch in Colorado’s southern San Juan Mountains.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Colorado landowners who want to protect private forestlands that could someday be threatened by development – or conversion to other non-forest uses – now have the opportunity to submit proposals to the Forest Legacy Program.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Colorado State Forest Service and its economic development partners with the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments are providing loans to Colorado’s forest products businesses affected by the coronavirus.