The Salida Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) is one of 17 field offices in Colorado, serving Lake and Chaffee counties. It is administered by the Alamosa Field Office.

Our mission is to achieve stewardship of Colorado’s diverse forest environments for the benefit of present and future generations.

Specific services provided by the Salida Field Office can be found under the category headings.

Forest Health Report Story Map

CSFS Forest Entomologist Dr. Dan West produced an Esri Story Map for the annual Forest Health Report, which offers users an interactive way to learn about local forest conditions.

Salida-area insects & diseases map

Wildfire Risk Viewer

The Wildfire Risk Viewer is a web-mapping application that allows users to identify specific wildfire risk levels within a 1/2-mile radius of a home, or any other point of interest on the map.

Salida-area wildfire risk map