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Thursday, May 1, 2014
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Larimer County Tree Farmer Spring Meeting

DATE:            Thursday, May 8, 2014

TIME:             7:00pm – 9:00pm

PLACE:          Ft. Collins District Office,
Colorado State Forest Service
3843 West LaPorte Avenue
Fort Collins, CO  80523

PROGRAM:   The Benefits of Community Collaboration for Wildfire Mitigation

EVERYONE welcome!
(you do not have to be a Tree Farmer)
Bring a friend!
Talk to a live Forester!
Ask questions and get answers!
Free desserts!

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Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

- May 3, 2014

Join communities throughout the U.S. on Saturday, May 3, 2014 as NFPA launches its first National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day! 

Commit a couple of hours, or the entire day, and watch as your actions positively contribute to reducing your community’s wildfire risk.

See this Map for events in Colorado


Using Forest Biomass

Contributed by
Bruce Benninghoff
Consulting Forester

If biomass can work in the Tahoe Basin, it can work anywhere.  See the following web site:

If our elected officials ever wake up to the forest fire problem at hand, and decide to be proactive, these smaller scale biomass plants could work wonders in consuming fuels from mitigation treatments for beneficial use on the front range and other places in CO.  Small scale facilities reduce transportation costs because they don't have to reach out so far to get the raw material.

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Landowners who attend one of our tours in 2014 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.

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