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. Tree Farmer Alert

Saturday, May 28, 2011

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Colorado Tree Farmers are a network of land- owners that share forestry resources.

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Tree Planting and Care

If you have not had good results planting trees, take a look at this excellent PowerPoint presentation, Tree Planting and Care. For more information consider attending Tree Farmer, Don McDavid's Tree Planting workshop in Granby, on Monday June 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Granby fire station. Call the Granby Dist. office of the Colorado State Forest Service for more information: (970) 887-3121 


Farm Bill Progress Report

Mark your calendars for 1 pm eastern on June 8th.   Join us then for a webinar briefing on the latest AFF study:  Forest  Conservation in 2010:  A Farm Bill Progress Report.  On this  webinar, you can find out specific information about how Farm Bill  programs are being used in your state, and learn about the full suite of  programs available to family forest owners.  RSVP now for the webinar.


Insect and Disease Quarterly Report

May 2011 Volume 3, Issue 2 READ MORE


New American Tree Farm System Website!

ATFS has launched its new website.  Please spend some time getting to know the layout of the new website and let us know if you have suggestions or have trouble finding a resource that you need. 


Please send your questions regarding any forest management related issues to stumpmaker@gmail.com We'll find an answer for you.

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 2010 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.