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. Tree Farmer Alert

Saturday, April 27, 2013
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Colorado Tree Farmers are a network of land- owners that share forestry resources.

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Does being prepared really make a difference?

See what Rist Canyon Fire Chief, Bob Gann, and Captain, Carol Dollard, who battled the High Park fire, say at http://www.youtube.com/ColoradoTreeFarmers

You can be better prepared before, during and after a natural disaster like wildfire and flood.

  • Meet the people who can help you!
  • Hear about some of the inexpensive steps you should take immediately!
  • Receive information on where to go for additional ideas!

It’s all at the Be Prepared for Wildfire and Flood event  in Stove Prairie on May 11 from 9am to noon.

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Come and please bring your neighbors.

It will be worth your time.



Forest Health Observations

submitted by Tony Mahon

We have seen a nice decline in mountain pine beetle activity met with an increased wildfire threat in our forests...

We strongly encourage everyone to have a look at their homes Defensible Space and work outward from there.

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View video - Life in the Red Zone



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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.

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Landowners who attend one of our tours in 2013 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.