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Friday, September 7, 2012
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Tree Farmer of the Year Award Ceremony - Sept. 15

Dear Tree Farmers and Forest Ag Participants,

You are cordially invited to a tour, picnic and awards ceremony for the 2012 Colorado Tree Farmers of the Year, Jim and Vicki Norton, at their Tree Farm in Evergreen on September 15th, 2012.  We will be honoring John Davis as the 2012 Colorado Logger of the Year as well.

Location:    31762 Soda Creek Dr.

                     Evergreen, CO 80439

Time:           10:00 a.m.

Date:            September 15, 2012

We will start the festivities at 10:00 a.m.  on Saturday the 15th with a tour of the Norton Tree Farm and follow up with a picnic and awards ceremony.  Please come prepared for any type of weather and ready to honor the achievements of our local Tree Farmers and Logger.

Please RSVP to Lawton Grinter at lawton.grinter@colostate.edu, as parking is limited at the site.  If anyone can carpool, that would also be appreciated.  Please see the map on the back of this page for directions to the Norton Tree Farm.



Lawton Grinter


CO State Forest Service-Golden


Larimer County Tree Farm Picnic-Sept. 22

Hey Guys,

Just wanted to remind you that the Larimer County Tree Farm Picnic is on Saturday, September 22nd.


Take care,



Forestry Fair-Sept.29

September 29th 10 am - 2 pm Located at the Colorado State Forest Service on the Colorado State University Foothills Campus, 3843 LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins, Colo.



Aerial forest health survey update 4

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

Attached is my fourth and final progress report on the Colorado aerial forest health survey.

Again, please feel free to pass this on to anyone who you think would find this of interest.
Regards, Bill




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Landowners who attend one of our tours in 2012 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.