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. Tree Farmer Alert

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
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Wildfire Insurance and Forest Health Task Force Report

Contributed by Lyle Laverty, Task Force Member

Read the actual wording of the recommendations made by the task force to Governor Hickenlooper (recommendations start at the bottom of page 38.)




CFA Biochar Workshop

The Colorado Forestry Association (CFA) is hosting a free workshop on the application of biochar in the reclamation of a gravel quarry on October 19, 2013
Similar treatment may be beneficial for improving forage production on many Front Range soils.
Please see the attached PDF flyer for details or go to the CFA web site,www.coloradoforestry.org.
Either will allow a link to the RSVP form where you can select your preferred time slot.  The 10:00 session is the most popular so far.  There is plenty of parking space for the later sessions.

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Landowners who attend one of our tours in 2013 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.