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. Tree Farmer Alert

Wednesday, January 19, 2012
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Colorado Tree Farmers are a network of land- owners that share forestry resources.

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Be confident that what you do in your forest
will improve it's health and sustainability for future generations.
Become a Tree Farmer!

Become a Tree Farm Inspector

It's important to teach landowners how to manage their forests wisely, so that future generations will enjoy all the benefits of healthy forests. Help the Colorado Tree Farmers get more good forestry on more private acres by becoming a volunteer inspector. You can engage more landowners in the practice of sound, sustainable forestry.

Next training date, February 9th e at the CSFS District Office in Golden. The hours will be 9:30am to 2:30pm.

If you are a natural resource professional, contact Mike Hughes for details:

Michael M. Hughes
Fort Collins District
Colorado State Forest Service
(970) 491-8453



2012 Eastern Colorado Community Forestry Conference

We invite you to join us for the 2012 bi-annual Eastern Colorado Community Forestry Conference.

This year’s conference will be held in Rocky Ford on Saturday February 11th.   See attached for agenda and registration materials.


Shelly L. Simmons
Assistant District Forester
Colorado State Forest Service, La Junta District
1904 San Juan Ave.
La Junta, CO  81050
Phone:  719.383.5780
Fax:       719.383.5787



Outstanding Service

If you are a certified Tree Farmer and have received outstanding service from a forestry contractor or supplier please write us and tell us your story.

If you would like to show your appreciation for a job well done take a little time to tell us about it. We may give select contractors and suppliers an opportunity to avertise in our newsletter and on our website. However, we will only consider those businesses with a documented and proven record of outstanding service to our members.

Send your testimonials to stumpmaker@gmail.com



Got a question about your woods?

You can find the answers to many of your questions on our website, www.treefarmer.com, but that's a big place. If you get lost, write us and we'll help you find the answers.

We're your neighbors just down .the road, behind the green and white Tree Farm signs and we care about what's happening in our forests.

Send your questions to stumpmaker@gmail.com

Join Us if you would like to go on our tours, question our experts, or share information on forest ecology and forest management with our members


Landowners who attend one of our tours in 2012 will receive the Colorado Tree Farmer's forest management manual, "Saving Your Forest". Currently certified Tree Farmers can get a manual by bringing a neighbor or friend to one of our tours.