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. Tree Farmer Alert

Monday, July 25, 2011

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Awards Season

Congratulations to:

Ron & Windsor Chacey from Pagosa Springs have been selected as the Colorado 2011Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year!

Rue Logging, Inc. from South Fork has been selected as the 2011 Outstanding Logger of the Year!

Bill & Patti Szilva from Bayfield have been selected to receive the local 2011 San Juan Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year award!

Each of these individuals are featured in the attached newsletter and will be recognized during an event on Saturday, August 6th near Pagosa Springs.



Registration is open for the Colorado Forest Products ™  Marketing Conference

The Colorado Wood Utilization and Marketing Program and Governor’s Energy Office will be hosting the Colorado Forest Products™ Marketing Conference on August 18-19, 2011 at the Denver Marriott West in Golden. The conference will cover the concepts and elements of successful forest products marketing and provide framework for increasing the competiveness of our businesses and our wood products in our state, regional, and national economies.  There is no cost to attend for Colorado Forest ProductsTM members and $50 for non-members.

Attached is the conference brochure with the agenda and more details.  You can also visit the conference website: http://www.regonline.com/cfp-conference


Wildland-urban interface fires: Managing the minefield of risk

WUI fires are notorious for clouding situational awareness and pulling responders into a whirlpool of reaction

contributed by Steven Goodroad




The survey contained within this forwarded message offers landowners opportunity to provide input to the NRCS about their conservation programs. Since forest landowners often do not participate in watershed work group meetings, this survey might help get more of their input. Please share with landowners as you see fit.
Greg Sundstrom

Subject: CONSERVATION PROGRAMS SURVEY for Colorado by August 16 Greetings Conservation Partners, Please take a moment to click on this link and take this survey.  Thank you. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NRCSsurvey


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