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Colorado Wood Utilization

Tree Farmers. 
CSFS now has a website where we make available many of our wood products utilization materials from our conferences and workshops.  Topics include marketing your wood products, solar dry kilns, business planning, website design, and wood-to-energy.  We update our site with materials from each of our events.  Simply visit http://warnercnr.colostate.edu/~eck/ and provide the following username and password information (all case sensitive).

Username:        csfs

Password:         wood4ever!

Important.  While the site does require a login, it is not a restricted site.  You may share the link and accompanying login information with anyone.  If you have trouble accessing our site or downloading any of the materials let me know.

Tim Reader
Utilization & Marketing Forester
Colorado State Forest Service
Durango, Colorado
(970)247.5250  Ph.



Larimer County Tree Farmers

DATE:            Saturday, August 17, 2013

TIME:             9:00AM – 2:30PM

PLACE:          Tahosa Valley near Estes Park


  • What do we do with all this wood and slash?
  • Where are the beetles
  • How long will it take for the forest to recover?

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American Dragonhead

Thought I'd let you know that there's one more plant id of a really dominant plant! (in burned forests) I put it on my blog, with other stuff about the high park fire:
Indy Burke
Director, UW Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources


Aerial forest health survey, week 3

Attached is a brief summary of the results of my week 3 of the 2013 Colorado aerial forest health survey.  This report covers portions of the Wet Mountains, South Park and Pikes Peak.


William M. Ciesla Forest Health Management International 2248 Shawnee Court Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA (970) 482-5952 wciesla@aol.com




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