La Veta Field Office
The La Veta Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) is one of 17 field offices throughout Colorado, serving Huerfano and Las Animas counties. 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 La Veta Field Office is staffed by two full-time foresters and a part-time administrative assistant.
Derek Sokoloski – Southeast Area Manager
Paul Branson – Supervisory Forester of Science & Data
Jared Fleming – Forester
Lisa Clark – Accounting Technician