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. Tree Farmer Alert

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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Crystal Fire: Let's Get Growing

With fire season just starting, and now this catastrophe in Jefferson County, we thought it might not hurt to provide a little positive thinking for those people living along the Front Range.

The pine beetle and wildfires are devastating our current forest and many of us may not be around to see the next one fully mature. However, we can help assure that the next forest will be healthier and more resistant to fire and insect infestations by passing the lessons we are learning on to the next generation.

On May 12, Deb and Dennis Pedersen, whose home was destroyed during the Crystal Fire last year, and their Moody Park neighbors in Larimer County are hosting a celebration to thank the community for its generosity and support during that recent catastrophe. They would like everyone to begin thinking proactively by starting the next forest.



Tree Campus USA and Arbor Day Celebration

Greetings Tree Farmers-

You are invited to a Tree Campus USA and Arbor Day Celebration on April 20th. Come and support CSU as students help plant 27 American elms. We invite all to attend the event!

Date and Time:  Friday, April 20, 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meeting Location:  The Oval, CSU Campus

Questions?  Contact Experiential Learning Coordinator, jamie.dahl@colostate.edu

Useful Information

·         We will meet at the Oval. Look for the Tree Campus USA signs.

·         Tools, T-shirts, and gloves will be provided to the first 100 student volunteer tree-planters. Wear closed toe shoes.

·         27 American elms trees will be planted in an effort to preserve the Oval.

·         Planting should be completed by 12:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

·         Planting instruction will be provided by CSU Facilities and the Colorado State Forest Service. Students will break into small teams to plant trees.

·         Parking will be limited so please plan to walk some distance from downtown or metered campus parking.

Thank you, on behalf of the Tree Campus Advisory Committee


Woodland Advocates?

Sound like - Colorado's Local Tree Farm Groups

Wisconsin's Driftless Area:
Landscape-scale Conservation,
One Woodland Owner at a Time 

A surge of unplanned development and unsustainable logging is threatening the future of an iconic landscape in the upper Midwest. AFF, along with local and regional partners, is reaching out to landowners to encourage them to maintain the region's forest cover by implementing the kind of sustainable forest management practices that will meet their goals for their land, and yield economic benefits.

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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

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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.