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. Tree Farmer Alert
  Friday, September 25, 2009

Colorado Tree Farmers are a network of land- owners that share forestry resources.

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The Colorado Bark Beetle Cooperative invites you to its Annual Stakeholder Meeting
Friday, November 6th

beetle killed forest


The Red Feather Lakes area Sort Yard
opened on Sept. 5

for more information


A Free Mountain Pine Beetle Workshop on Oct. 4 in Nederland

A free Mountain Pine Beetle workshop is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Nederland Community Center.

Additional workshop information can be found at www.BoulderCounty.org/ForestHealth .


Meeker Park Community Forestry Sort Yard Updates:

Final season closing date will be Saturday, Oct. 17 We will once again be accepting "hot" beetle infested material at the yard.  For additional information please visit: www.bouldercounty.org/foresthealth


NRCS is accepting applications for enrollment into the new Conservation Stewardship Program

Interested producers should first visit www.co.nrcs.usda.gov and complete the CSP assessment as this will help determine eligibility and if the program is a good fit


The Boulder District of the Colorado State Forest Service published this Mountain Pine Beetle Quick Reference fact sheet that does a great job of delineating different pine beetle events throughout the year and provides definitions. 






Join Us if you would like to go on our tours, question our experts, or share information on forest ecology and forest management with our members


Landowners who attend one of our tours in 2009 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.