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Sunday, July 8, 2015
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Larimer County Tree Farmers Summer Picnic

DATE: Saturday, July 25, 2015
TIME: 9:00AM – 1:30PM
PLACE: David and Carol Budge Family Tree Farm{Meet Stove Prairie Rd. (Co Rd 27) & Paradise Park Rd} 2½ miles south of Stove Prairie School Map on Back

PROGRAM: - Forest Treatment after the High Park Fire

See restoration work done by: Morgan Timber Products and Summit Forestry

- Seedling Tree Planting

- Emergency Forest Restoration Program

- Lunch will be provided FREE

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Colorado Aerial Forest Health Survey

contributed by
William M. Ciesla
Forest Health Management International

Attached is the first of my regular series of progress reports on my portion of the Colorado Aerial Forest Health Survey. I hope you all find the information to be of value and pleased feel free to pass this report on to others you think may find it of interest.
Regards, Bill

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Young pine trees face new peril from mountain pine beetle

 by Helen Metella

New research from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences shows that pine beetle attacks not only lead to the death of adult trees, but can also leave the next generation of pine vulnerable to future insect attack.

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New Fire Extinguisher Uses Sound Waves to Put Out Flames

By Ben Brumfield, CNN

contributed by
Nicki Rutt, Tree Farmer

Firefighters may be snuffing blazes with deep-toned sound, if a new device invented by two engineering students in Fairfax, Virginia, catches on.

Viet Tran and Seth Robertson's new fire extinguisher looks a little like a conventional one, but instead of a compressed air tank spewing out chemicals, theirs has a loudspeaker the size of subwoofer drumming out sound waves.

It's not much to listen to, just a low hum, but when pointed at flames, it makes them vanish.

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Brave Game Warden

contributed by
Vicki Norton, Tree Farmer

This game warden is not paid enough. He deserves a bonus! How many of you would do this?

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