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. Tree Farmer Alert

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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Land Assessment Classification

The Colorado Assembly recently created a task force to study the assessment and classification of agricultural and residential land. The recommendations of this group might affect the property taxes of some Forest Ag participants. You may wish to discuss their report with your State Representative and Senator.
Thanks to Archuleta CountyTree Farmer, Ron Chacey, for this information.

The Land Assessment and Classification Task Force
Final Report


Archuleta County
Tree Farmers Meeting

Monday – October 25th – 6:30pm – County Extension Building (in the large back room)

The County Assessor Candidates will be attending our meeting and will be discussing Ag Classification issues with us.

The third meeting of the Archuleta County Tree Farmers on Sunday Oct 10 was attended by about 15 people.

It was decided that we would elect a Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary for two year terms. Voting and holding office requires membership in the Tree Farm System – If you wish to join (no charge) see Dan Wand for further information. Having Forest Ag status qualifies you to join, but does not automatically put you into the Tree Farm System – you need to fill out the paperwork with Dan Wand, danwand@lamar.colostate.edu, 970 247 5250.


Please send your questions regarding any forest management related issues to stumpmaker@gmail.com We'll find an answer for you.

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Landowners who attend one of our tours in 2010 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.