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Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Colorado Tree Farmer of the Year Picnic

contributed by
Mike Hughes.TF state coordinator


Hi Everyone,

I have attached an announcement for the upcoming Colorado Tree Farmer of the Year celebration at the Schettler Tree Farm on Saturday, August 4th. 

Please consider attending to honor Dick and Dixie Schettler and see the great work they have done.   Bring a neighbor or friend if you’d like.

Since there will be a free lunch, please RSVP by responding to this email by August 1st (see link).

Also, I will send a map of the meeting location out to everyone who is attending by the end of the month.

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Take care,




Ten forest myths

contributed by
Mike Hughes, CSFS Fort Collins


Forests, forestry and the forest industry are among the most environmentally friendly of human activities, contrary to common perspectives. Working every year with hundreds of school kids and various public groups, several misconceptions, under-lying assumptions, or myths seem to bubble-up to the surface on a regular basis. How many of the following ten have you harbored?

Ten Forest Myths


Stump Removal

contributed by
Brunhilde Bradley  

This is absolutely one of the neatest most creative 2 minute videos you'll ever watch

Watch Video

Dalton Patterson


Felling Tree In Close Quarters

contributed by

Nicki Rutt, Tree Farmer


You probably don't want to try this at home.

Watch Video


Get Trees From Your Local Cooperator This Autumn! 

contributed by
CSFS Nursery


Spring isn't the only time of year for planting trees. Early autumn can be an excellent time as well with cooler and more suitable temperatures prior to the onset of winter. In light of this, we have made arrangements with a few cooperators to make fall deliveries to their offices. If you are serviced by one of these offices, feel free to give them a call and place an order to get in on the early autumn inventory and planting season!

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