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. Tree Farmer Alert
  Thursday, February 5, 2009

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009
TIME: 7:00PM
PLACE: Fort Collins Dist. Office
Colorado State Forest Service
3843 West LaPorte Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80523
SPEAKER: Dave Hattis, Forester/Silviculturalist - USFS
TOPIC: USFS Response to Mountain Pine Beetle on Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the Arapaho/Roosevelt National Forest

Following the break at 8:00PM, a business meeting will cover:

  • Tree Farm Assistance from Boy Scouts
  • Forest Management Manual - Wes Rutt
  • Mini-Mulch and Soap Update
  • Tree Farm Product List Update

TREE FARMERS - Bring a Friend

RSVP to Stumpmaker@gmail.com and you can pick up
a free 120 page copy of our Tree Farmer forest management manual, "Saving Your Forest"

In case you still don't see any urgency in addressing the pine beetle problem, read a few of the recent articles linked below concerning what is going on just west and north of Larimer County:

Officials: Beetles wiping out pines in Medicine Bow area

The Coloradoan - Fort Collins,CO,USA

Beetles spreading unchecked in Summit County

Summit Daily News - Frisco,CO,USA

Official: Beetle-killed trees a future hazard
in Wyoming, Colorado

Aspen Times - Aspen,CO,USA

FEMA responds to beetle wildfire threat criticism

The Colorado Independent - Denver,CO,USA

Community Agriculture Alliance: Ushering in the new forest

Steamboat Pilot - Steamboat Springs,CO,USA

articles compiled by

Mary Ann Chambers

Public Affairs Officer
Rocky Mountain Region
Bark Beetle Incident Management Team




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Landowners who attend one of our tours in 2009 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.