Golden Field Office
Proudly serving Clear Creek, Denver, Jefferson and northeast Park counties
The Golden Field Office has assisted the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife for more than 30 years in maintaining healthy forests, reducing wildfire hazards and improving wildlife habitat on local properties such as the Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Mt. Evans State Wildlife Area and Staunton State Park. The office also assists Denver Mountain Parks, the Denver Water Board and Jefferson County Open Space through forest management activities on these locally owned public lands.
We support private landowners efforts to manage their forestlands through forest stewardship planning, insect and disease detection and control, and technical support and inspections for more than 160 forest agriculture properties.
We have been active in wildland-urban interface concerns for more than 20 years and continues to assist county planners and private developers review and implement wildfire mitigation plans for subdivisions, to help private landowners plan their defensible space activities around homesites, and to facilitate community wildfire planning and fuels reduction activities.
GENESEE, Colo. – March 23, 2017 – The Genesee Foundation – one of only nine communities nationally that have been engaged in the Firewise Communities/USA® national program since its inception in 2002 – was recently recognized for taking ongoing actions in preparing homes for the threat of wildfire. The 15-year Firewise Community/USA award recognition demonstrates the
1504 Quaker Street
Golden, CO 80401-2956
(303) 279-9757, (303) 279-2011
FAX (303) 278-3899
Current Insect Activity
- Douglas-fir Tussock Moth – 2015 Quick Guide
- Presentation: Douglas-fir Tussock Moth Update
- Douglas-fir Beetle – 2016 Quick Guide