Forest and Fire in Front Range Region

 Carbon Sequestration

   
Articles on Carbon Sequestration
pdf Leveraging the Landscape: State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2012
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Over the last three years, projects that address the relationships between carbon and forests have moved from the sidelines of international climate action to center field.

pdf Do You Know What Your Forest Carbon Offsets Are?
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In the world of forest carbon offsets, it’s absolutely essential to understand seven general terms with very precise meanings.   real additional permanent verifiable quantifiable leakage reversal These concepts apply to all offset projects, but each type of project has its own methodology for calculating offsets.& ...

Urban Forestry
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David Nowak of the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station presents this video short course discussing how trees in cities provide important ecosystem services and help to reduce the urban heat island effect and lower building energy use.

The Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration
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Luke Nave from the University of Michigan Biological Station presents this video short course on the fact that the largest terrestrial carbon pool is contained in soils.

Grasslands and Carbon: Processes and Trends
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Rebecca McCulley of the University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences presents this video short course on Grasslands, which make up 30% of the U.S ...

Forest Management Options for Carbon Sequestration: Considerations in the Eastern U.S.
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Richard Birdsey of the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station provides the Eastern U.S. forest perspective on carbon sequestration and examples of forest carbon management projects in this video short course.

Forest Management Options for Carbon Sequestration: A Western U.S. Perspective
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Bernard Bormann of the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station presents this video short course on the western U.S. perspective on forest management for carbon sequestration, and the above and below- ground carbon consequences of different management strategies.

Forests and Carbon: Trends and Data for the U.S.
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In this video short course you can get the scoop on forestland carbon storage in the United States, which helps offset approximately 12% of US carbon emissions from fossil fuels.

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 2): Protocols, Projects and Opportunities

Andrea Tuttle presents this video short course ont forest carbon markets and how these can be used to capture and hold carbon on the landscape.

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 1): Basics of Carbon Offsets, Markets, and Trading
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Wondering about carbon offsets, credits, baselines, permanence and leakage? Get the carbon basics here and find out why forest offsets could be a bridge to the future.

Bioenergy from Wood and Forest Carbon Dynamics
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What is a carbon neutrality number and how can we ensure that wood used to produce energy makes sense from a carbon offset standpoint?

pdf Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers
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The Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers, produced by the American Farmland Trust (AFT), provides an overview of available market opportunities for environmental credits and services, how farmers and ranchers can get involved in them, and ways to encourage their continued growth.

pdf Innovations in Market-Based Watershed Conservation in the United States: Payments for Watershed Services for Agricultural and Forest Landowners
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New innovations in payments for watershed services (PWS) have emerged in the past decade and are pointing the way toward watershed protection approaches that might effectively complement existing government conservation programs and incentives for rural landowners.

pdf Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

pdf Ecosystem Service Market Development: The Role and Opportunity for Finance
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The creation of tradable credits for the development or preservation of ecosystem services has emerged as a method to provide such payments.

pdf Meeting Regulatory Needs with Voluntary Conservation
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Take a look at a PowerPoint presentation on market-based approaches as a voluntary means to reduce the cost of compliance with environmental regulations.& ...

pdf Natural Resources Credit Trading Reference
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The purpose of the NRCS Natural Resource Credit Trading Reference is to provide an understanding of how environmental credit trading can be used to increase the provision of conservation and ecosystem services by agriculture.

pdf Payments for Forest Carbon
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Payments for forest carbon sequestration are an emerging opportunity for small forest owners to earn additional income, and in turn to sustain both the economic and ecological values of the Northern Forest.

pdf Barking Up the Wrong Tree? Forest Sustainability in the Wake of Emerging Bioenergy Policies
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Renewable energy policies generally have assumed that forests can provide a significant source of environmentally-friendly feedstocks for electricity, heat and power generation.

Carbon Sequestration Organizations & Professionals
There are 43 resources serving Front Range Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Carbon Sequestration Organizations & Professionals serving Front Range Region
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
AgraGate Climate Credits Corporation
- West Des Moines, IA
American Carbon Registry
- Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
- Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2I, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
EcoSecurities
- New York, NY
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Legacy Carbon Initiative
Planetary Emissions Management (PEM) (PEM) - Boston, MA
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Partners for Western Conservation
- Arvada, CO
Restoration Systems, LLC
- Raleigh, NC
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Climate Scientists
Judah Cohen
Atmospheric and Environmental Research - Director of Seasonal Forecasting - Lexington, MA
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
Conservation Credit Markets
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Colorado Conservation Exchange
Heather Schinkel - Director - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Tax Credit Transfer, LLC
Jody A. Barbour - Owner - Morrison, CO
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Partners for Western Conservation
- Arvada, CO
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Mitigation Banks
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Westervelt Ecological Services
Lucy Harrington - Rocky Mountain Regional Manager - Englewood, CO

 Fire Management

   
Articles on Fire Management
Keep tabs on wildfire activity via this U.S. Geological Survey website, GeoMAC.

Point and Click to Track Wildfire Activity in the United States.  Wildfires continue to burn across much of the western United States, and 39,000 fires have scorched 5,899,245 acres this year as of August 7, 2017 according to the National Interagency Fire Center

pdf Cheatgrass and Wildfire – A Dangerous Combination
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Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), also known as downy brome, is an annual plant native to Eurasia. This aggressive, invasive weed was originally introduced into North America through soils brought by oceangoing vessels and is now a dominant species in the Intermountain West.

pdf FireWise Plant Materials
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Creating a defensible space around your home is one of the most important and effective steps you can take to protect you, your family and your home from catastrophic wildfire.

pdf Fire-Resistant Landscaping
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Colorado’s population is growing, its urban areas are rapidly expanding, and people are building more homes in what was once natural forest and brushlands.

pdf Creating Wildfire-Defensible Zones
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For more information on how to create wildfire-defensible space around your home, including the three defensible space zones, refer to this ...

pdf Protecting Your Home from Wildfire
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The information contained in this document is for use by individual landowners to help reduce wildfire risk on their property.  In this guide, you’ll read about steps you can take to protect your property from wildfire.

pdf A regional assessment of the ecological effects of chipping and mastication fuels reduction and forest restoration treatments.
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Over the past several years, fire managers have increased their use of mastication treatments, the on-site disposal of shrubs and small-diameter trees through chipping and shredding.

pdf Mastication Operational Guidelines
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Mastication of forest biomass for wildfire hazard reduction and forest health improvement has expanded dramatically across the state; the guidelines below focus on mastication techniques.

Is Your Property Safe From Wildfire?
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Fire is an important natural process of forests and rangelands. But while fire plays an important role in the ecology of these areas, it can be devastating if homes, valuable timber, and range areas are destroyed.

After the Fires: Hydrophobic Soils
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Hydrophobic soils repel water. A thin layer of soil at or below the mineral soil surface can become hydrophobic after intense heating. The hydrophobic layer is the result of a waxy substance that is derived from plant material burned during a hot fire.

Lack of prescribed burns fuels rise of megafires, ASU fire historian says
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Wildfire is a striking story, often filled with the drama of danger. But there's a narrative missing from many of the reports: We need more controlled fires to prevent these runaway infernos, said fire historian and Arizona State University Regents’ Professor Stephen Pyne.

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Science-Based Risk Analysis Report (Western Regional Risk Report)
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The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (Cohesive Strategy) is a bold, new national approach to the increasingly complex reality of wildland fire and land management, and fire response.

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Action Plan
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The Western Regional Action Plan is part of the culmination of a three-year effort put into motion by the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act of 2009 (FLAME Act).

Wildfire and Vegetation Response to Climate Change
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Rachel Loehman of the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station presents this video short course on how climate, fire and vegetation are closely linked in western ecosystems and discusses how climate change might affect vegetation by changing wildfire disturbance patterns.

pdf Reframing HRO A Focus on Behavior
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pdf BLM Fire Preparedness Program Summary for 2014
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As fire seasons have tended to become longer and fire behavior more severe, questions inevitably arise among the public and media. “Is ...

Fire Management Organizations & Professionals
There are 132 resources serving Front Range Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Fire Management Organizations & Professionals serving Front Range Region
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
A Touch of Class Tree Service
Nick Stauter - Denver, CO
Adam's Tree Service
Adam Strong - Estes Park, CO
Alta Tree Services & Forest Management
Walter Chapman - Nederland, CO
Anchorpoint Group, LLC
Rod Moraga - Boulder, CO
Arborculture Forestry Maintenance
Scott Strickland - Fort Collins, CO
ArboRx Tree Health Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Benninghoff & Company
Bruce Benninghoff - Littleton, CO
Black 2 Green, LLC
Jeff Sweeney - Wellington, CO
Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting
Matt Tobler, M.S. - Fort Collins, CO
Bruce Short
Short Forestry LLC - Certified Forester - Mancos, CO
Chloeta
- Jay, OK
Colorado Forest Management LLC
Stefan J Reinold - Wheat Ridge, CO
Community Wildfire Protection Plans
Colorado State Forest Service - Fort Collins, CO
D & D Logging and Chipping
Dan Barnica - Jamestown, CO
Double W Services, Inc.
Wiiliam Roy Williams - Lakewood, CO
Elkhorn Timber Services
Tim Marion - Red Feather Lakes, CO
Fire Route Forestry, LLC
TJ Miles - Bellvue, CO
Firewise Landscaping
Joe Turner - Longmont, CO
Fort Collins Forestry & Firewood
Garrett Datson - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins Tree Care Inc.
Richard McCullouch - Fort Collins, CO
High Country Forestry Solutions, LLC
Jeff Stark - Fort Collins, CO
Kincaid Tree Surgery
Tom Torrance - Fort Collins, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Lawn Doctor of Fort Collins
Alan Epperson - Fort Collins, CO
Lisa Mason
Colorado State Forest Service - Conservation Education - Fort Collins, CO
Lumberjacks Logging & Firewood, Inc.
Jack Davidson - Pinecliffe, CO
Mauzer, Brad
- Bellvue, CO
Morgan Timber Products
Mark Morgan - Fort Collins, CO
North Slope Forest Fire Mitigation
Chris Grant - Wellington, CO
Rampart Fire Service
Keith Balka - President of Fire Operations - Centennial, CO
Rick's Precision Tree Service
Rick Witvoet - Longmont, CO
Rocky Mountain Fire Portal
CO
Rocky Mountain Log & Saw Co., LLC
Chad & Nikki Uthmann - Fort Collins, CO
Rocky Mountain Tree Service
Mark Berard - Loveland, CO
Southern Rockies Fire Science Network (SRFSN)
Gloria Edwards, SRFSN Program Coordinator - Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship - Fort Collins, CO
St Vrain Arbor Care
John Robbins - Longmont, CO
Steadman Logging Inc
Brook & Chris Steadman - Estes Park, CO
Summit Forestry
Tony Mahon - Fort Collins, CO
Swingle Tree, Lawn & Landscape Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Terra Verde Forestry, LLC
Mike Small - Thornton, CO
Timbergone, Inc
Tom Jordan & Jay Davis - Fort Collins, CO
Tree Top, Inc.
James Knotts - Wellington, CO
Whale Rock Timber Co.
Aaron Ellingson - Bellvue, CO
Wildfire Partners
- Boulder, CO
Foresters
A Touch of Class Tree Service
Nick Stauter - Denver, CO
A. Ray Wrobley
Southwestern Environmental Consultants, Inc. - President - Sedona, AZ
Alta Tree Services & Forest Management
Walter Chapman - Nederland, CO
Anchorpoint Group, LLC
Rod Moraga - Boulder, CO
Arborculture Forestry Maintenance
Scott Strickland - Fort Collins, CO
ArboRx Tree Health Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Barry Rhea
Rhea Environmental Consulting - Owner, primary consultant - Mancos, CO
Benninghoff & Company
Bruce Benninghoff - Littleton, CO
Bjorn M. Dahl, ACF
Dahl Environment Services LLC - President - Golden, CO
Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting
Matt Tobler, M.S. - Fort Collins, CO
Boulder District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Allen Owen - District Forester - Longmont, CO
Broomfield Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service
- Broomfield, CO
Bruce Short
Short Forestry LLC - Certified Forester - Mancos, CO
Colorado Forest Management, LLC
Stefan Reinhold - Wheat Ridge, CO
Colorado Forestry Association
- Littleton, CO
Colorado State Forest Service
Mike Lester - State Forester and Director - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado State Forest Service
Ryan Lockwood - External & Media Communications Program Manager - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado’s Forest Stewardship Program
Susan Matthews - Forest Management Division Supervisor - Fort Collins, CO
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
D & D Logging and Chipping
Dan Barnica - Jamestown, CO
Doug Robotham
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Colorado Water Project Director - Denver, CO
Elkhorn Timber Services
Tim Marion - Red Feather Lakes, CO
Fine Tree Service
Joshua Fine - Fort Collins, CO
Fire Route Forestry, LLC
TJ Miles - Bellvue, CO
Firewise Landscaping
Joe Turner - Longmont, CO
Fort Collins District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - District Forester - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins Forestry & Firewood
Garrett Datson - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins Tree Care Inc.
Richard McCullouch - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Morgan District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - Acting District Forester - Fort Morgan, CO
Franktown District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Kristin Garrison - District Forester - Franktown, CO
Golden District Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife
Allen Gallamore - District Forester - Golden, CO
Greenleaf Forestry and Wood Products, Inc.
Len Lankford - President and CEO - Westcliffe, CO
Gretchen Cross
Buell Environmental LLC - Forester - Encampment, WY
High Country Forestry Solutions, LLC
Jeff Stark - Fort Collins, CO
James E. Ficke, ACF
Natural Resource Consultants - President - Steamboat Springs, CO
James Webb
Forest Stewardship Concepts, Ltd. - Certified Forester - Monte Vista, CO
Jim McGannon
Forestry/Landscape Consultant - Golden, CO
Kincaid Tree Surgery
Tom Torrance - Fort Collins, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Lawton Grinter
Rocky Mountain Forestry LLC - Certified Forester - Wheat Ridge, CO
Lumberjacks Logging & Firewood, Inc.
Jack Davidson - Pinecliffe, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Morgan Timber Products
Mark Morgan - Fort Collins, CO
North Slope Forest Fire Mitigation
Chris Grant - Wellington, CO
Rocky Mountain Log & Saw Co., LLC
Chad & Nikki Uthmann - Fort Collins, CO
Schulhoff Tree & Lawn Care, Inc.
- Golden, CO
Steve W. Deitemeyer, C.F.
Wildland Resources - Wheat Ridge, CO
Summit Forestry
Tony Mahon - Fort Collins, CO
Terra Verde Forestry, LLC
Mike Small - Thornton, CO
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Whale Rock Timber Co.
Aaron Ellingson - Bellvue, CO
Woodland Management
Bill Gherardi - Fort Collins, CO
Woodland Park District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Larry Long - District Forester - Woodland Park, CO
Woodlot and Timber Services
A Touch of Class Tree Service
Nick Stauter - Denver, CO
Adam's Tree Service
Adam Strong - Estes Park, CO
Alta Tree Services & Forest Management
Walter Chapman - Nederland, CO
Arborculture Forestry Maintenance
Scott Strickland - Fort Collins, CO
ArboRx Tree Health Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Black 2 Green, LLC
Jeff Sweeney - Wellington, CO
Chloeta
- Jay, OK
Colorado Timber Industry Association
Tom Troxel - Delta, CO
D & D Logging and Chipping
Dan Barnica - Jamestown, CO
Elkhorn Timber Services
Tim Marion - Red Feather Lakes, CO
Fine Tree Service
Joshua Fine - Fort Collins, CO
Fire Route Forestry, LLC
TJ Miles - Bellvue, CO
Firewise Landscaping
Joe Turner - Longmont, CO
Forest Resources Association Inc. - Western Region
Vickie Hoffart - FRA Region Manager - Kennewick, WA
Fort Collins Forestry & Firewood
Garrett Datson - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins Tree Care Inc.
Richard McCullouch - Fort Collins, CO
Greenleaf Forestry and Wood Products, Inc.
Len Lankford - President and CEO - Westcliffe, CO
High Country Forestry Solutions, LLC
Jeff Stark - Fort Collins, CO
Kincaid Tree Surgery
Tom Torrance - Fort Collins, CO
Lawn Doctor of Fort Collins
Alan Epperson - Fort Collins, CO
Lumberjacks Logging & Firewood, Inc.
Jack Davidson - Pinecliffe, CO
Mauzer, Brad
- Bellvue, CO
Morgan Timber Products
Mark Morgan - Fort Collins, CO
North Slope Forest Fire Mitigation
Chris Grant - Wellington, CO
Rick's Precision Tree Service
Rick Witvoet - Longmont, CO
Rocky Mountain Log & Saw Co., LLC
Chad & Nikki Uthmann - Fort Collins, CO
Rocky Mountain Tree Service
Mark Berard - Loveland, CO
St Vrain Arbor Care
John Robbins - Longmont, CO
Steadman Logging Inc
Brook & Chris Steadman - Estes Park, CO
Summit Forestry
Tony Mahon - Fort Collins, CO
Swingle Tree, Lawn & Landscape Care
- Fort Collins, CO
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Timbergone, Inc
Tom Jordan & Jay Davis - Fort Collins, CO
Tree Top, Inc.
James Knotts - Wellington, CO
Whale Rock Timber Co.
Aaron Ellingson - Bellvue, CO

 Firewise Communities

   
Articles on Firewise Communities
pdf FireWise Plant Materials
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Creating a defensible space around your home is one of the most important and effective steps you can take to protect you, your family and your home from catastrophic wildfire.

pdf Are You FireWise? Notebook
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Many people don’t realize that they face serious wildfire danger. But if you live in the foothills, grasslands or mountains of Colorado, you are at risk! To be FireWise, you must carry out certain fire-protection measures before a fire even starts.

pdf Fire Adapted Communities Reference Guide
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This guide is designed to help leaders, planners, emergency professionals, and citizens learn the best approaches and programs to help their community become more fire adapted.

pdf Firewise Recognition Program: Community Assessment Template
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This text is prepared for the use of individuals conducting community assessments as a part of the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program.

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Action Plan
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The Western Regional Action Plan is part of the culmination of a three-year effort put into motion by the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act of 2009 (FLAME Act).

Firewise Volunteer Tools
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To qualify as a recognized Firewise Communities/USA site, NFPA's Firewise Communities programs asks you to document your investment in these Firewise efforts by tracking any expenses, grants received, and especially time spent by volunteers in making your community safer from wildfire.

pdf Firewise Activities Matching Funds Recording Sheet
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Learn what qualifies for matching funds for Firewise grants.

pdf Firewise Volunteer/In-kind Tracking Sheet
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pdf Firewise Volunteer Time Sheet
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pdf A User Guide to the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program
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This guide is provided as a general reference and resource for those interested or planning to become a recognized Firewise community.

pdf Firewise Application 2015
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Upon completion of the recognition criteria outline in this application, please submit this for to your Firewise State Liaison for review and approval.

pdf Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet
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About Your Firewise Investment
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Investing in local Firewise actions proves that your community takes wildfire safety seriously.

pdf BLM Fire Preparedness Program Summary for 2014
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As fire seasons have tended to become longer and fire behavior more severe, questions inevitably arise among the public and media. “Is ...

pdf Western Wildfires
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Most western states have been experiencing drier-than-normal range conditions, and many regions are officially in drought. Conditions have been ripe for a major outbreak quite awhile.

Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals
There are 44 resources serving Front Range Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals serving Front Range Region
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
A Touch of Class Tree Service
Nick Stauter - Denver, CO
Adam's Tree Service
Adam Strong - Estes Park, CO
Alta Tree Services & Forest Management
Walter Chapman - Nederland, CO
Anchorpoint Group, LLC
Rod Moraga - Boulder, CO
Arborculture Forestry Maintenance
Scott Strickland - Fort Collins, CO
ArboRx Tree Health Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Benninghoff & Company
Bruce Benninghoff - Littleton, CO
Black 2 Green, LLC
Jeff Sweeney - Wellington, CO
Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting
Matt Tobler, M.S. - Fort Collins, CO
Bruce Short
Short Forestry LLC - Certified Forester - Mancos, CO
Chloeta
- Jay, OK
Colorado Forest Management LLC
Stefan J Reinold - Wheat Ridge, CO
Community Wildfire Protection Plans
Colorado State Forest Service - Fort Collins, CO
D & D Logging and Chipping
Dan Barnica - Jamestown, CO
Double W Services, Inc.
Wiiliam Roy Williams - Lakewood, CO
Elkhorn Timber Services
Tim Marion - Red Feather Lakes, CO
Fire Route Forestry, LLC
TJ Miles - Bellvue, CO
Firewise Landscaping
Joe Turner - Longmont, CO
Fort Collins Forestry & Firewood
Garrett Datson - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins Tree Care Inc.
Richard McCullouch - Fort Collins, CO
High Country Forestry Solutions, LLC
Jeff Stark - Fort Collins, CO
Kincaid Tree Surgery
Tom Torrance - Fort Collins, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Lawn Doctor of Fort Collins
Alan Epperson - Fort Collins, CO
Lisa Mason
Colorado State Forest Service - Conservation Education - Fort Collins, CO
Lumberjacks Logging & Firewood, Inc.
Jack Davidson - Pinecliffe, CO
Mauzer, Brad
- Bellvue, CO
Morgan Timber Products
Mark Morgan - Fort Collins, CO
North Slope Forest Fire Mitigation
Chris Grant - Wellington, CO
Rampart Fire Service
Keith Balka - President of Fire Operations - Centennial, CO
Rick's Precision Tree Service
Rick Witvoet - Longmont, CO
Rocky Mountain Fire Portal
CO
Rocky Mountain Log & Saw Co., LLC
Chad & Nikki Uthmann - Fort Collins, CO
Rocky Mountain Tree Service
Mark Berard - Loveland, CO
Southern Rockies Fire Science Network (SRFSN)
Gloria Edwards, SRFSN Program Coordinator - Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship - Fort Collins, CO
St Vrain Arbor Care
John Robbins - Longmont, CO
Steadman Logging Inc
Brook & Chris Steadman - Estes Park, CO
Summit Forestry
Tony Mahon - Fort Collins, CO
Swingle Tree, Lawn & Landscape Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Terra Verde Forestry, LLC
Mike Small - Thornton, CO
Timbergone, Inc
Tom Jordan & Jay Davis - Fort Collins, CO
Tree Top, Inc.
James Knotts - Wellington, CO
Whale Rock Timber Co.
Aaron Ellingson - Bellvue, CO
Wildfire Partners
- Boulder, CO

 Forest Best Management Practices

   
Articles on Forest Best Management Practices
pdf Forestry Best Management Practices to Protect Water Quality in Colorado
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This publication is dedicated to the stewardship of Colorado’s forest lands – especially clean water. It outlines Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the protection of natural resources.

pdf A regional assessment of the ecological effects of chipping and mastication fuels reduction and forest restoration treatments.
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Over the past several years, fire managers have increased their use of mastication treatments, the on-site disposal of shrubs and small-diameter trees through chipping and shredding.

pdf Mastication Operational Guidelines
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Mastication of forest biomass for wildfire hazard reduction and forest health improvement has expanded dramatically across the state; the guidelines below focus on mastication techniques.

Everything You Know About Timber Harvest is Probably Wrong
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The problem is all the people who don’t understand the body of science behind timber management and who become highly agitated whenever they see trees being harvested.

pdf Controlling Invasive Species
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It is often difficult for landowners to cultivate desirable plant species on their property. An even more frustrating task is keeping unwanted plants at bay.

pdf Developing a Forest Stewardship Plan: The key to forest management
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Forest stewardship is the management of forest resources in a way that meets the needs of the current owners, but does not adversely affect use by future generations.

pdf High Grade Harvesting: Understand the impacts, know your options
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As a landowner, you may be approached by a logger or forester to have a “high grade” harvest of your woods, which they typically call “selective cutting.& ...

After the Fires: Hydrophobic Soils
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Hydrophobic soils repel water. A thin layer of soil at or below the mineral soil surface can become hydrophobic after intense heating. The hydrophobic layer is the result of a waxy substance that is derived from plant material burned during a hot fire.

pdf Caring for Your Forest With a Forest Stewardship Plan
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If you own or manage forest land, you are probably concerned about keeping it productive and healthy now and in the years to come. Like many forest landowners, you may want to sustain or increase the economic value of your forest while protecting environmental assets such as wildlife and clean water.

pdf Bird Conservation in Private Ponderosa Pine Forests

American Bird Conservancy (ABC), in cooperation with the American Forest Foundation, Forest Restoration Partnership, and several other partners, is working with private landowners to implement bird conservation  measures in ponderosa pine habitat throughout the western United States.

CP 33 Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds

CP-33 Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds is available under the United States Department of Agriculture Continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CCRP).

pdf Developing Wildlife-Friendly Pine Plantations
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pdf Using Conservation Easements to Protect Working Forests
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For decades, conservation easements have protected open space values such as wildlife habitat, ecological diversity, recreational access and aesthetics.

Smallholder agroforestry plots may boost tree conservation: Report
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When natural forests are threatened by deforestation or climate change, the best hope for the survival of certain at risk tree species may be to include them in agroforestry plots managed by small farmers, according to new research.

pdf Working Trees for Agriculture
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Putting trees to work in conservation and production systems for farms, ranches, and nearby communities means planting the right trees, in the right places and in the correct design to achieve desired objectives.

Tim's Tips: Use of Wedges
By:

The use of wedges in logging has a long history. The mechanics involved are quite simple. Depending on the height and diameter of the tree, it is possible to fell it in a direction opposite of its lean with a wedge that gives no more than one inch of lift.

pdf Regenerating Hardwood Forests
By:

Managing Competing Plants, Deer, and Light.

pdf Romancing the Crop Tree
By:

Foresters and  landowners alike desire alternatives to traditional silviculture techniques, and it may come as a relief to foresters and the public as well that there is an array of literature residing between the un-easy bookends of selection and clear cutting that remains to be written.

pdf Prescribed Fire Associations
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A Prescribed Fire Association is a group of landowners and other concerned citizens that form a partnership to conduct prescribed burns. Prescribed burning is the key land management tool used to restore and maintain native plant communities to their former diversity and productivity for livestock production and wildlife habitat.

 Forestry Resources

   
Articles on Forestry Resources
pdf Colorado Statewide Forest Resource Assessment
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The Colorado Statewide Forest Resource Assessment was initiated in response to a mandate from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and contained in the Forestry Title of the 2008 Farm Bill.

pdf Colorado State Forest Service five-year strategic plan
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The Colorado State Forest Service Five-Year Strategic Plan: 2016-2020 is derived from the collective voice of the CSFS and its external partners, and supports the agency moving cohesively toward the same overarching strategic goals and vision of “healthy and resilient forests.& ...

pdf Trees and Forests: America's Critical Green Infrastructure
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2016 State & Private Forestry Report

pdf Safe Harbor: Helping Landowners Help Endangered Species
By:

This handbook describes safe harbor agreements and the way in which they work. It aims to help you decide if a safe harbor agreement makes sense for your land.& ...

Everything You Know About Timber Harvest is Probably Wrong
By:

The problem is all the people who don’t understand the body of science behind timber management and who become highly agitated whenever they see trees being harvested.

pdf Developing a Forest Stewardship Plan: The key to forest management
By:

Forest stewardship is the management of forest resources in a way that meets the needs of the current owners, but does not adversely affect use by future generations.

pdf Estate Planning for Forest Landowners: What Will Become of Your Timberland?
By:

The purpose of this book is to provide guidelines and assistance to nonindustrial private  forest owners and the legal, tax, financial, insurance, and forestry professionals who serve  them on the application of estate planning techniques to forest properties.

pdf 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation
By:

The 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation was prepared as an introduction for fish and wildlife conservation providers – the on-the-ground biologists and conservation partners who help deliver Farm Bill conservation programs to landowners.

Do you have a plan for your family forest?
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More family woodlands will change hands and be sub-divided in the next 10 years than at any point in America’s history. That fact stru ...

pdf Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities: A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems, and Community Development
By:

This guide lists funding opportunities offered by federal programs, and is indispensable for anyone seeking government help to foster their innovative enterprise in forestry and agriculture.

pdf REITs and Timber Taxation
By:

A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a special tax entity investing in real estate (such as shopping malls, apartments, and timberland).

pdf Federal Income Tax on Timber: A Quick Guide For Woodland Owners
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This publication provides a quick reference on timber tax laws that are important to woodland owners. It presents concise and easy-to-understand explanations of issues related to woodland owners.

pdf Income Tax Deduction fo Timber Casualty Loss
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Timber damaged or destroyed by hurricane, fire, earthquake, ice, hail, tornado, high wind and other storms are casualty losses that may allow timberland owners to claim a deduction on their federal income tax returns.

Forest to Faucet: Why National Forests Are More Than Recreational Spaces
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One of the foundational principles of the U.S. Forest Service is water. This observation was made in reference to the impact of the Clean Water Act on the importance to watershed management within the national forests.

pdf Under Cover: Wildlife of Shrublands and Young Forest
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The term “early successional habitat” describes the shrubs, trees, and other plants that grow back on the land after older vegetation has been removed or cut back.

The Challenge of Maintaining Working Forests in 21st Century America
By:

Recently I made a presentation to the Society of American Foresters (SAF) at their annual conference. My overall theme was that working forests, not wilderness areas and parks, are the prospective foundations of our prosperity in the 21st century.

pdf An American Land Ethic: Protecting the Family Farm
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Most Americans think of New Jersey as the overcrowded land of turnpikes and oil refineries. The truth is much more diverse. New Jersey has a wide landscape, with a variety of forest ecosystems, from the hardwood forests in the mountains of northern New Jersey to the coastal-plain, pine forest ecosystems of the southern area of the state.

Unlocking the Economic Potential of Your Woodlot
By:

If you’re interested in long-term woodlot management, this article investigates the benefits of silviculture and the idea that forest management considers the trees that are left growing after a timber sale are just as important as the trees that are cut.

Wildfire and Vegetation Response to Climate Change
By:

Rachel Loehman of the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station presents this video short course on how climate, fire and vegetation are closely linked in western ecosystems and discusses how climate change might affect vegetation by changing wildfire disturbance patterns.

pdf Natural Resources Credit Trading Reference
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The purpose of the NRCS Natural Resource Credit Trading Reference is to provide an understanding of how environmental credit trading can be used to increase the provision of conservation and ecosystem services by agriculture.

pdf Payments for Forest Carbon
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Payments for forest carbon sequestration are an emerging opportunity for small forest owners to earn additional income, and in turn to sustain both the economic and ecological values of the Northern Forest.

pdf A User Guide to the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program
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This guide is provided as a general reference and resource for those interested or planning to become a recognized Firewise community.

pdf Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet
By:

Forest Loss on the Rebound: Sustaining Investments for America's Natural Resource Future
By:

pdf Developing Wildlife-Friendly Pine Plantations
By:

pdf Using Conservation Easements to Protect Working Forests
By:

For decades, conservation easements have protected open space values such as wildlife habitat, ecological diversity, recreational access and aesthetics.

The Importance of Land Trusts to Forestry
By:

Almost everyone in forestry has heard of land trusts since they have become a common fixture especially in areas that are rapidly urbanizing.

Smallholder agroforestry plots may boost tree conservation: Report
By:

When natural forests are threatened by deforestation or climate change, the best hope for the survival of certain at risk tree species may be to include them in agroforestry plots managed by small farmers, according to new research.

pdf Working Trees for Agriculture
By:

Putting trees to work in conservation and production systems for farms, ranches, and nearby communities means planting the right trees, in the right places and in the correct design to achieve desired objectives.

pdf Regenerating Hardwood Forests
By:

Managing Competing Plants, Deer, and Light.

Forestry Resources Organizations & Professionals
There are 444 resources serving Front Range Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Forestry Resources Organizations & Professionals serving Front Range Region
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
AgraGate Climate Credits Corporation
- West Des Moines, IA
American Carbon Registry
- Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
- Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2I, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
EcoSecurities
- New York, NY
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Legacy Carbon Initiative
Planetary Emissions Management (PEM) (PEM) - Boston, MA
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Partners for Western Conservation
- Arvada, CO
Restoration Systems, LLC
- Raleigh, NC
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Conservation Credit Markets
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Colorado Conservation Exchange
Heather Schinkel - Director - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Tax Credit Transfer, LLC
Jody A. Barbour - Owner - Morrison, CO
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Partners for Western Conservation
- Arvada, CO
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Department of Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service Programs
Anna Schmidt
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force
Susan Mangin - Executive Secretary, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Candidate Conservation Program
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Colorado Ecological Service Field Office - USFWS
Susan Linner - Colorado Field Supervisor - Denver, CO
Colorado Fish & Wildlife Conservation Office
Gregory Gerlich - FAC Assistant Regional Director - Denver, CO
David McGillivary
Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program - Chief - Lakewood, CO
Eddie Bennett
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Emergency Stabilization - Burned Area Rehabiliation
Erv Gasser - DOI National Interagency BAER Team Leader - Seattle, WA
Fish Passage Program - Mountain-Prairie Region
Scott Roth - Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Yvette Converse / GNLCC Coordinator - Bozeman, MT
Habitat Conservation Plans
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Jacqueline Trout
WSFR - Lands Branch - Team Leader, Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Judson Spicer
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Landowner Incentive Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Migratory Bird Program
Brad Bortner, Division Chief - Division of Migratory Bird Management - Falls Church, VA
Mike Cotter
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fishery Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
National Fish Passage Program
Susan Wells - National Fish Passage Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Program
Guy Foulks - NMBCA Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants Program
U.S. Department of the Interior - Arlington, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program
Rodecia Mcknight - Small Grants Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants Program
Stacy Sanchez - U.S. Standard Grants Program Proposal Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Oil and Gas CCAA for the Lesser Prairie Chicken
Sean Kyle - WAFWA
Otto Jose
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Team Leader, Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative
Deanna Spooner - PICCC Coordinator - Honolulu, HI
Partners For Fish And Wildlife Program - National
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Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program in Colorado
Bill Noonan - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lakewood, CO
Plains & Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Rick Nelson - LCC CoordinatorND
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Kevin Johnson, SRLCC Coordinator - Fish Wildlife Service - Lakewood, CO
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
- Arlington , VA
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
Wildland Fire Information and Technology (WFIT)
Forests and RangelandsTX
Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
A Touch of Class Tree Service
Nick Stauter - Denver, CO
Adam's Tree Service
Adam Strong - Estes Park, CO
Alta Tree Services & Forest Management
Walter Chapman - Nederland, CO
Anchorpoint Group, LLC
Rod Moraga - Boulder, CO
Arborculture Forestry Maintenance
Scott Strickland - Fort Collins, CO
ArboRx Tree Health Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Benninghoff & Company
Bruce Benninghoff - Littleton, CO
Black 2 Green, LLC
Jeff Sweeney - Wellington, CO
Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting
Matt Tobler, M.S. - Fort Collins, CO
Bruce Short
Short Forestry LLC - Certified Forester - Mancos, CO
Chloeta
- Jay, OK
Colorado Forest Management LLC
Stefan J Reinold - Wheat Ridge, CO
Community Wildfire Protection Plans
Colorado State Forest Service - Fort Collins, CO
D & D Logging and Chipping
Dan Barnica - Jamestown, CO
Double W Services, Inc.
Wiiliam Roy Williams - Lakewood, CO
Elkhorn Timber Services
Tim Marion - Red Feather Lakes, CO
Fire Route Forestry, LLC
TJ Miles - Bellvue, CO
Firewise Landscaping
Joe Turner - Longmont, CO
Fort Collins Forestry & Firewood
Garrett Datson - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins Tree Care Inc.
Richard McCullouch - Fort Collins, CO
High Country Forestry Solutions, LLC
Jeff Stark - Fort Collins, CO
Kincaid Tree Surgery
Tom Torrance - Fort Collins, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Lawn Doctor of Fort Collins
Alan Epperson - Fort Collins, CO
Lisa Mason
Colorado State Forest Service - Conservation Education - Fort Collins, CO
Lumberjacks Logging & Firewood, Inc.
Jack Davidson - Pinecliffe, CO
Mauzer, Brad
- Bellvue, CO
Morgan Timber Products
Mark Morgan - Fort Collins, CO
North Slope Forest Fire Mitigation
Chris Grant - Wellington, CO
Rampart Fire Service
Keith Balka - President of Fire Operations - Centennial, CO
Rick's Precision Tree Service
Rick Witvoet - Longmont, CO
Rocky Mountain Fire Portal
CO
Rocky Mountain Log & Saw Co., LLC
Chad & Nikki Uthmann - Fort Collins, CO
Rocky Mountain Tree Service
Mark Berard - Loveland, CO
Southern Rockies Fire Science Network (SRFSN)
Gloria Edwards, SRFSN Program Coordinator - Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship - Fort Collins, CO
St Vrain Arbor Care
John Robbins - Longmont, CO
Steadman Logging Inc
Brook & Chris Steadman - Estes Park, CO
Summit Forestry
Tony Mahon - Fort Collins, CO
Swingle Tree, Lawn & Landscape Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Terra Verde Forestry, LLC
Mike Small - Thornton, CO
Timbergone, Inc
Tom Jordan & Jay Davis - Fort Collins, CO
Tree Top, Inc.
James Knotts - Wellington, CO
Whale Rock Timber Co.
Aaron Ellingson - Bellvue, CO
Wildfire Partners
- Boulder, CO
Foresters
A Touch of Class Tree Service
Nick Stauter - Denver, CO
A. Ray Wrobley
Southwestern Environmental Consultants, Inc. - President - Sedona, AZ
Alta Tree Services & Forest Management
Walter Chapman - Nederland, CO
Anchorpoint Group, LLC
Rod Moraga - Boulder, CO
Arborculture Forestry Maintenance
Scott Strickland - Fort Collins, CO
ArboRx Tree Health Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Barry Rhea
Rhea Environmental Consulting - Owner, primary consultant - Mancos, CO
Benninghoff & Company
Bruce Benninghoff - Littleton, CO
Bjorn M. Dahl, ACF
Dahl Environment Services LLC - President - Golden, CO
Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting
Matt Tobler, M.S. - Fort Collins, CO
Boulder District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Allen Owen - District Forester - Longmont, CO
Broomfield Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service
- Broomfield, CO
Bruce Short
Short Forestry LLC - Certified Forester - Mancos, CO
Colorado Forest Management, LLC
Stefan Reinhold - Wheat Ridge, CO
Colorado Forestry Association
- Littleton, CO
Colorado State Forest Service
Mike Lester - State Forester and Director - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado State Forest Service
Ryan Lockwood - External & Media Communications Program Manager - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado’s Forest Stewardship Program
Susan Matthews - Forest Management Division Supervisor - Fort Collins, CO
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
D & D Logging and Chipping
Dan Barnica - Jamestown, CO
Doug Robotham
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Colorado Water Project Director - Denver, CO
Elkhorn Timber Services
Tim Marion - Red Feather Lakes, CO
Fine Tree Service
Joshua Fine - Fort Collins, CO
Fire Route Forestry, LLC
TJ Miles - Bellvue, CO
Firewise Landscaping
Joe Turner - Longmont, CO
Fort Collins District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - District Forester - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins Forestry & Firewood
Garrett Datson - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins Tree Care Inc.
Richard McCullouch - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Morgan District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - Acting District Forester - Fort Morgan, CO
Franktown District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Kristin Garrison - District Forester - Franktown, CO
Golden District Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife
Allen Gallamore - District Forester - Golden, CO
Greenleaf Forestry and Wood Products, Inc.
Len Lankford - President and CEO - Westcliffe, CO
Gretchen Cross
Buell Environmental LLC - Forester - Encampment, WY
High Country Forestry Solutions, LLC
Jeff Stark - Fort Collins, CO
James E. Ficke, ACF
Natural Resource Consultants - President - Steamboat Springs, CO
James Webb
Forest Stewardship Concepts, Ltd. - Certified Forester - Monte Vista, CO
Jim McGannon
Forestry/Landscape Consultant - Golden, CO
Kincaid Tree Surgery
Tom Torrance - Fort Collins, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Lawton Grinter
Rocky Mountain Forestry LLC - Certified Forester - Wheat Ridge, CO
Lumberjacks Logging & Firewood, Inc.
Jack Davidson - Pinecliffe, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Morgan Timber Products
Mark Morgan - Fort Collins, CO
North Slope Forest Fire Mitigation
Chris Grant - Wellington, CO
Rocky Mountain Log & Saw Co., LLC
Chad & Nikki Uthmann - Fort Collins, CO
Schulhoff Tree & Lawn Care, Inc.
- Golden, CO
Steve W. Deitemeyer, C.F.
Wildland Resources - Wheat Ridge, CO
Summit Forestry
Tony Mahon - Fort Collins, CO
Terra Verde Forestry, LLC
Mike Small - Thornton, CO
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Whale Rock Timber Co.
Aaron Ellingson - Bellvue, CO
Woodland Management
Bill Gherardi - Fort Collins, CO
Woodland Park District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Larry Long - District Forester - Woodland Park, CO
Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks
Tracy Winfree - OSMP Director - Boulder, CO
City of Fort Collins - Environmental Services Department
Lucinda Smith - Department Head - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Don Brown - Commissioner - Broomfield, CO
Colorado Department of Natural Resources
Mike King - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
- Denver, CO
Colorado Division of Water Resources
Laura Kalafus - Program Assistant - Denver, CO
Colorado Division of Water Resources Division Office 1
Linda Korf - Program Assistant - Greeley, CO
Colorado Division of Water Resources Division Office 2
Wendy Hunker - Program Assistant - Pueblo, CO
Colorado Ecological Service Field Office - USFWS
Susan Linner - Colorado Field Supervisor - Denver, CO
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Matt Lepore - Director - Denver, CO
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Bob Broscheid - Director - Denver, CO
Colorado State Forest Service
Ryan Lockwood - External & Media Communications Program Manager - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado State Land Board
Mindy Gottsegen - Conservation Services Manager - Denver, CO
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Colorado State Office - Denver, CO
Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
Jane Bral - Fund Supervisor - Division of Oil and Public Safety - Denver, CO
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
USDA Colorado Farm Service Agency (FSA)
Leland Swenson - State Executive Director - Denver, CO
Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Cheyenne, WY
Western Governors’ Association
James Ogsbury - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Alan E. Schwartz
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Alison E. Wente
Holland & Hart LLP - Associate - Aspen, CO
Allan Beezley
Allan C. Beezley, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brandon L. Jensen
Budd–Falen Law Offices, LLC - Associate - Cheyenne, WY
Cameron A. Grant
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Christina R. Sloan
The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC - Moab, UT
Christopher G. Hayes
The Hayes Law Firm LLC - Denver, CO
Christopher Lane
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Christopher R. Stork
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Daniel F. Fitzgerald
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Danielle L. Van Arsdale
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
David C. Conley, PC
- Colorado Springs, CO
David L. Kuosman
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
David Lawrence Kueter
Harvey W. Curtis & Associates - Attorney - Englewood, CO
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Eliza F. Hillhouse
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Ernie F. Fazekas
Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C. - Castle Rock, CO
Ezekiel (Zeke) J. Williams
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, PC - Denver, CO
Franklin J. Falen
Budd-Falen Law Offices, L.L.C. - Cheyenne, WY
Gabriella Stockmayer
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Gary L. Greer
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory A. Vallin
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP - Denver, CO
Gregory J Cucrola
Law Offices of Gregory J Cucarola - Sterling, CO
Gregory K. Hoskin
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Harvey W. Curtis
Harvey W. Curtis & Associates - Englewood, CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Jack D. Palma, II
Holland & Hart LLP - Of Counsel - Cheyenne, WY
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
Jason M. Groves
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Jenifer E. Scoggin
Holland & Hart LLP - Of Counsel - Cheyenne, WY
Jessica E. Jay
Conservation Law, P.C - Attorney at Law - Evergreen, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
John P. Justus
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Joshua Tolin
Budd-Falen Law Offices, LLC - Cheyenne, WY
Karl F. Kumli III
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Kate Ryan
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti - Attorney - Boulder, CO
Kathryn Brack Morrow
Budd-Falen Law Offices LLC - Cheyenne, WY
Kellie Nelson Fetter
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kent Holsinger
Holsinger Law, LLC - Denver, CO
Kevin L. Patrick
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Aspen, CO
L. Richard (Dick) Bratton
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, Professional Corporation - Gunnison, CO
Laurie A. Cahill
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Lawrence Kueter
The Law Office of Lawrence R. Kueter - Attorney - Denver, CO
Leah K. Martinsson
Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP - Special Counsel - Boulder, CO
Lee Fanyo
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. - Denver, CO
Lori Potter
Kaplan, Kirsch, Rockwell LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Mark D. Detsky
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Meghan N. Winokur
Holland & Hart LLP - Associate - Aspen, CO
Melinda Beck
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. - Denver, CO
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Nicholas G. Muller
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Paul L. Noto
Patrick, Miller aned Noto - Basalt, CO
Paul M. Seby
Holland & Hart - Partner - Denver, CO
Paul Sachs P.C.
- Attorney at Law - Steamboat Springs, CO
Pete F. Michaelson
Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C. - Westcliffe, CO
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Peter G. Koclanes
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Peter Thomas, Esq
Praxidice Law - Principal and Founder - Aspen, CO
Polly Jessen
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Rebecca Hall
Packard and Dierking, LLC - Boulder, CO
Richard L. Emmett
- Durango, CO
Richard L. Reichstei
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Robert Noone
Noone Law Firm - Glenwood Springs, CO
Ronald M. Eddy
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Sandra A. Snodgrass
Holland & Hart LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Sara J Streight LLC
Attorney - Fort Collins, CO
Sarah Rockwell
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Scott C. Miller
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Star L. Waring
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
Steve Nagy
Burns, Figa & Will - Special Counsel - Greenwood Village, CO
Steven J. Bushong
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
Steven K. Imig
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese - Denver, CO
Steven P. Jeffers
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Thomas J Ragonetti
Otten, Johnson, Robinson, Neff & Ragonetti PC - Shareholder - Denver, CO
Tim Whitsitt
Whitsitt & Gross PC - Carbondale, CO
William A. Hillhouse II
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
William G. Myers III
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
William H. Caile
Holland & Hart - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
William Silberstein
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell - Partner - Denver, CO
Willis V. Carpenter
Carpenter & Klatskin, P.C. - Denver, CO
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
3 Quarter Circle Land and Water Co.
Casey Kemp - President - Greenwood Village, CO
Barry Rhea
Rhea Environmental Consulting - Owner, primary consultant - Mancos, CO
Bishop-Brogden Associates, Inc.
Joy E. Barnett - Office Manager - Englewood, CO
Country Natural Beef
Wes Davies - Customer Service - Burns, OR
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
ESCO Associates Inc.
David Buckner, PhD - Boulder, CO
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
John Sanderson
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Director of Conservation Science - Boulder, CO
Jonathan E. Jones, P.E., D.WRE
CEO and President - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., D.WRE
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Engineer - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Matt Tobler
Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting, LLC - Natural Resource Specialist/Director - Fort Collins, CO
Riparian Restoration Connection
Julie Knudson - Tamarisk Coalition - Grand Junction, CO
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
SME Environmental, Inc.
Sean Moore - Principal - Durango, CO
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
T. Andrew Earles, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, CPESC
Vice President of Water Resources - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Wayne F. Lorenz, P.E.
Chief Engineer - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Seed / Seedling Suppliers
American Grazing Lands Services LLC
Jim & Dawn Gerrish - May, ID
American Tree Seedling
- Bainbridge, GA
ArborGen
- Ridgeville, SC
ATS Partners, LLC
Chuck Whittaker - Bainbridge, GA
Bell Brothers, Inc.
- Claxton, GA
Brent and Becky's Bulbs
- Gloucester, VA
Buckeye Nursery, Inc
- Perry, FL
Central Florida Lands & Timber Nursery, L.L.C.
- Mayo, FL
Chestnut Hill Nursery & Orchards
- Alachua, FL
Colorado State Forest Service
Mike Lester - State Forester and Director - Fort Collins, CO
Deep South Growers
- Douglas, GA
DeepSouth Pine Nursery, Inc.
Gary Cannon, John Manning, Jim Hasty - Bascom, FL
Dwight Stansel Farm Nursery
- Wellborn, FL
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
High Mowing Organic Seeds
Tom Stearns - Founder/Head Seedsman - Wolcott, VT
Ivy Garth Seeds & Plants, Inc.
- Chesterland, OH
J. R. Simplot Company
- Boise, ID
James E. 'Bud' Smith Plant Materials Center
Rob Ziehr - PMC Manager (acting) - Knox City, TX
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Harry Fraser - General Manager - Winslow, ME
Los Lunas Plant Materials Center
Bernadette Cooney - PMC Manager - Los Lunas, NM
Manhattan Plant Materials Center
Mark Janzen - PMC Manager (acting) - Manhattan, KS
Norman A Berg National Plant Materials Center
Ramon Ortiz - PMC Manager (acting) - Beltsville, MD
Osborne Seed Company, LLC
Chris Osborne - Mount Vernon, WA
Ranchland Development Inc.
Roland N. Spencer - Founder - Winfield, KS
Rock Bridge Trees
David Hughes - Bethpage, TN
Sharp Bros. Seed Co.
- Greeley, CO
Speedling, Inc.
- Ruskin, FL
Superior Trees, Inc.
- Lee , FL
The Westervelt Co.
- Tuscaloosa, AL
Utah Seed
Orson Boyce - Bothwell, UT
Wildflower Farm
- Coldwater, ON
State Funding / Technical Resources
Boulder District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Allen Owen - District Forester - Longmont, CO
Broomfield Field Office of the Colorado State Forest Service
- Broomfield, CO
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Colorado Building Farmers
Project Director - Dawn Thilmany - Longmont, CO
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Don Brown - Commissioner - Broomfield, CO
Colorado Environmental Pesticide Education Program
Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Forest Legacy Program
Joseph A. Duda - Dupty State Forester - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Forest Products Program
Kristina Hughes - Program Administrator - Broomfield, CO
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Matt Lepore - Director - Denver, CO
Colorado State Forest Service
Mike Lester - State Forester and Director - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Tree Farm Program
- Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Wetlands for Wildlife Program
Brian Sullivan - Wetlands Program Coordinator - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Wildlife Habitat Protection Program
Matt Lucia - Land Protection Specialist - Denver, CO
Colorado Wood Utilization and Marketing Program
Susan Matthews - Forest Management Division Supervisor - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado’s Forest Stewardship Program
Susan Matthews - Forest Management Division Supervisor - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Services Division - Colorado Department of Agriculture
Cindy Lair - State Conservation Program Manager - Broomfield, CO
Cooperative Habitat Improvement Program (CHIP)
Colorado Division of Wildlife - Fort Collins, CO
Forest Agricultural Classification Program
Colorado State Forest Service - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - District Forester - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Morgan District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - Acting District Forester - Fort Morgan, CO
Franktown District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Kristin Garrison - District Forester - Franktown, CO
Game Damage Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Golden District Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife
Allen Gallamore - District Forester - Golden, CO
Habitat Partnership Program
Pat Tucker - Colorado Parks & Wildlife, State Coordinator - Grand Junction, CO
Hunter Education Shooting Range Small Grant Program
Todd Schmidt, Hunter Education Coordinator - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Lesser Prairie Chicken Habitat Improvement Program (LPCHIP)
Colorado Parks and WildlifeCO
Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Cheyenne, WY
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
Jane Bral - Fund Supervisor - Division of Oil and Public Safety - Denver, CO
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Recovery & Conservation Plans
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Southern Rockies Fire Science Network (SRFSN)
Gloria Edwards, SRFSN Program Coordinator - Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship - Fort Collins, CO
Tammy VerCauteren
Executive Director, Administration - Prairie Partners Program - Fort Collins, CO
The Conservation Plan for Grassland Species
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Walk-in Access Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Wetland Wildlife Conservation Program
Brian Sullivan, Wetlands Program Coordinator - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Fort Collins, CO
Woodland Park District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Larry Long - District Forester - Woodland Park, CO
Tree Planting Vendors
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
ArborGen
- Ridgeville, SC
ATS Partners, LLC
Chuck Whittaker - Bainbridge, GA
Chestnut Hill Nursery & Orchards
- Alachua, FL
USDA - Forest Service Programs
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Forest Legacy Program
U.S. Forest Service - Washington, DC
Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)
Karl R. DallaRosa - Program Manager - Washington, DC
Forests and Rangelands
John Ferrell - Feedstock Supply and Logistics Supervisor Biomass Program - Washington, DC
Smokey Bear - Prescribed Fire
Gwen Beavans - National Fire Prevention Coordinator - Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Barry Rhea
Rhea Environmental Consulting - Owner, primary consultant - Mancos, CO
Basin Wildlife Consulting
Rick Danvir - Casper, WY
Conservation Science Partners - Colorado Headquarters
Brett Dickson, PhD - President & Chief Scientist - Fort Collins, CO
Dan Prenzlow
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Southeast Region Manager - Colorado Springs, CO
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
ESCO Associates Inc.
David Buckner, PhD - Boulder, CO
Frederick Environmental Consulting, LLC
David Frederick - Pagosa Springs, CO
George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center (Sutton Center)
- Bartlesville, OK
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Headwaters Partners, LLC
Travis Morse - Denver, CO
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Patty Knupp
Area Biologist - USDA-NRCS Area Three Office - Pueblo, CO
Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV)
Mike Carter - Joint Venture Coordinator - Lafayette, CO
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Roe Ecological Services, LLC
Chris and Kelly Roe - Logan, KS
Roger Wolfe
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Lesser Prairie Chicken Program Manager - Topeka, KS
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Seth Gallagher
Sage Grouse Initiative - Field Capacity and Delivery Coordinator - Fort Collins, CO
SME Environmental, Inc.
Sean Moore - Principal - Durango, CO
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Steve Boyle
BIO-Logic, Inc. - Principal & Senior Biologist - Montrose, CO
Terri Schulz
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Director of Landscape Science and Management - Denver, CO
Woodlot and Timber Services
A Touch of Class Tree Service
Nick Stauter - Denver, CO
Adam's Tree Service
Adam Strong - Estes Park, CO
Alta Tree Services & Forest Management
Walter Chapman - Nederland, CO
Arborculture Forestry Maintenance
Scott Strickland - Fort Collins, CO
ArboRx Tree Health Care
- Fort Collins, CO
Black 2 Green, LLC
Jeff Sweeney - Wellington, CO
Chloeta
- Jay, OK
Colorado Timber Industry Association
Tom Troxel - Delta, CO
D & D Logging and Chipping
Dan Barnica - Jamestown, CO
Elkhorn Timber Services
Tim Marion - Red Feather Lakes, CO
Fine Tree Service
Joshua Fine - Fort Collins, CO
Fire Route Forestry, LLC
TJ Miles - Bellvue, CO
Firewise Landscaping
Joe Turner - Longmont, CO
Forest Resources Association Inc. - Western Region
Vickie Hoffart - FRA Region Manager - Kennewick, WA
Fort Collins Forestry & Firewood
Garrett Datson - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins Tree Care Inc.
Richard McCullouch - Fort Collins, CO
Greenleaf Forestry and Wood Products, Inc.
Len Lankford - President and CEO - Westcliffe, CO
High Country Forestry Solutions, LLC
Jeff Stark - Fort Collins, CO
Kincaid Tree Surgery
Tom Torrance - Fort Collins, CO
Lawn Doctor of Fort Collins
Alan Epperson - Fort Collins, CO
Lumberjacks Logging & Firewood, Inc.
Jack Davidson - Pinecliffe, CO
Mauzer, Brad
- Bellvue, CO
Morgan Timber Products
Mark Morgan - Fort Collins, CO
North Slope Forest Fire Mitigation
Chris Grant - Wellington, CO
Rick's Precision Tree Service
Rick Witvoet - Longmont, CO
Rocky Mountain Log & Saw Co., LLC
Chad & Nikki Uthmann - Fort Collins, CO
Rocky Mountain Tree Service
Mark Berard - Loveland, CO
St Vrain Arbor Care
John Robbins - Longmont, CO
Steadman Logging Inc
Brook & Chris Steadman - Estes Park, CO
Summit Forestry
Tony Mahon - Fort Collins, CO
Swingle Tree, Lawn & Landscape Care
- Fort Collins, CO
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Timbergone, Inc
Tom Jordan & Jay Davis - Fort Collins, CO
Tree Top, Inc.
James Knotts - Wellington, CO
Whale Rock Timber Co.
Aaron Ellingson - Bellvue, CO
 

 Local News Stories about Forest and Fire

Local Fire Management News Items
Prescribed burn west of Colorado Springs
12/2/2015 1:42:05 PM
… west of Colorado Springs Wednesday was the result of a prescribed burn . The smoke was visible from parts of Colorado Springs and from Woodland Park. The burn is under …

Colorado Springs Utilities postpones prescribed burn for second time
10/26/2015 8:57:41 AM
… in October, Colorado Springs Utilities has postponed a prescribed burn on the North Slope of Pikes Peak, the first burn … North Fork fire, an out-of-control prescribed burn that killed three people, the … prescribed burns. After the ban was lifted earlier this year, the burn …

Smoke visible north of Woodland Park and Colorado Springs is from prescribed burn
10/13/2015 7:41:26 PM
… prescribed burn about seven miles north of Woodland Park. Smoke from the burn … smoke is drifting into northern Colorado Springs and the Monument… plan for the Trout Creek prescribed burn is to scorch several hundred … continue to burn through Friday. The forest service says prescribed burns have …

Local Forestry Resources News Items
Colorado State Forest firewood sale offers low-cost wood, reduces fire risk
9/13/2017 12:48:52 AM
COLORADO STATE FOREST SERVICE Lodgepole pine regeneration at the Colorado State Forest in 2017. The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) is offering firewood from the Colorado State Forest in north-central Colorado …

Forest Service backs expansion of Colorado coal mine
9/8/2017 5:39:08 PM
… U.S. Forest Service is backing the expansion of Colorado 's … . The Daily Sentinel reports that Forest Supervisor Scott Armentrout announced Thursday … out the consent but the Forest Service took a first step … to facilitate the expansion. The Forest Service will accept comments on …

Statement of Conservation Groups on Trump’s draft decision approving coal mining in roadless Colorado forest
9/7/2017 7:58:32 PM
… wildlands in the Gunnison National Forest , about 40 miles southwest of … under lease. This will allow Colorado ’s single worst methane polluter … will keep fighting to protect Colorado ’s forests from this damaging … Center for Biological Diversity. The Forest Service’s “draft record of …

Colorado Forest Study Offers Clearest Idea on Atmosphere's Organic Chemistry
9/5/2017 9:49:55 AM
… small patch of ponderosa pine forest in Colorado for a few weeks … examined in that patch of Colorado forest play a crucial role in … Manitou Experimental Forest Observatory in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado . Five different … Researchers from the University of Colorado , the California Air Resources Board …

Forest Service confronts a popular hot springs’ overuse
8/18/2017 4:51:26 PM
… White River National Forest . Courtesy White River National Forest Conundrum lies within … most visited national forest in the country. The Forest Service has been … increase in people recreating on Colorado ’s public lands — a trend … consideration. Already, six out of Colorado ’s 44 designated wilderness areas …

Colorado State Forest changing in the aftermath of the mountain pine beetle
7/19/2017 7:52:43 PM
… Twitchell, who works for the Colorado State Forest , which is located on … Gross, manager of the Colorado State Forest , shows one year's … kinds of recreation. The Colorado State Forest State Park has campgrounds and … just outside the Colorado State Forest Service office on Colorado 14, just over …

Hiker uncovers marijuana grow operation in Colorado forest
7/2/2017 5:05:07 PM
DENVER — Officials in south-central Colorado seized 7,400 marijuana plants … from the San Isabel National Forest . Investigators encountered two people at … found on or near the forest since 2012 are believed to …

Authorities: Illegal marijuana grow worth more than $7 million discovered on Pueblo County forest land
7/1/2017 6:54:07 PM
… grow after discovering it on Forest Service land near the Huckleberry … to the forest . “These grows are not indigenous to Colorado and the … environmental hazard for our beautiful Colorado mountains,” Taylor said. “We certainly … near the San Isabel National Forest (SINF) since 2012. In August …

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty showcases luxury estate among 51 acres in Colorado Springs’ historic Black Forest
6/30/2017 6:11:21 PM
… a landmark home in Colorado Springs’ historic Black Forest , Cathedral Pines Subdivision … of the historic Black Forest community of Colorado Springs, 4040 Saunderton Grove … RealtyExterior of 4040 Saunderton Grove, Colorado Springs, listed for sale by …

Artist Forest Ivy Rayne Spotted in 1970s Pink Tux
5/17/2017 11:07:22 AM
… wardrobe. One such artist is Colorado native Forest Ivy Rayne, who dabbles … attitude work together.  EXPAND Artist Forest Ivy Rayne. Photo by Mauricio … what inspires your personal style? Forest Ivy Rayne: My style is … your favorite color? Aquamarine. EXPAND Forest Ivy Rayne is looking to …

Forest Service takes steps to prevent Ruedi contamination
4/11/2017 11:36:04 AM
… Power Authority and Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Forest Service has announced … other aquatic invasive species in Colorado lakes and reservoirs. For more … at (970) 963-2266 or visit Colorado State Parks and Wildlife here …

Forest Service releases draft analysis for overnight use
3/30/2017 1:07:20 PM
… vast majority of visitors. By Forest Service estimates, overnight visitors entering … to reserve campgrounds throughout the Forest Service, National Park Service and … requiring backcountry camping permits. In Colorado , according to Schroyer, the Mount … . As of now, the only Colorado wilderness that requires overnight camping …

Wrecked plane pulled from Flat Tops by Forest Service
2/21/2017 8:20:28 PM
… offered the White River National Forest a unique clean-up challenge last … cut off for extraction. A Colorado Springs couple in a small … delay for winter weather, the Forest Service successfully retrieved the aircraft … cradle of wilderness,” actually — the Forest Service couldn’t simply drive …

Wrecked plane (carefully) pulled from Flat Tops by forest service
2/21/2017 10:28:50 AM
… offered the White River National Forest a unique clean-up challenge last … while respecting wilderness values. A Colorado Springs couple in a small … delay for winter weather, the Forest Service successfully retrieved the aircraft … cradle of wilderness,” actually — the Forest Service couldn’t simply drive …

Spruce Beetles Attack 213 Square Miles Of Colorado Forest
1/25/2017 3:12:05 PM
… miles of Colorado forests, making it the most destructive forest insect in … fifth consecutive year. The State Forest Service said Wednesday the insect … federal forest services. The spruce beetle epidemic expanded fastest in southern Colorado … 5,300 square miles of forest , mostly tall, slender lodgepole pines …

Colorado man could face 20 years for Electric Forest drug charges
10/4/2016 7:23:22 PM
OCEANA COUNTY, MI – A Colorado man is facing up to … from his attendance at Electric Forest this year. Jonah Evan Zucker … while he was attending Electric Forest in June. The annual music … Lansing man died at Electric Forest  after overdosing on a cocktail …

Forest Service wants public input on bat population in Hubbard Cave
8/19/2016 8:55:18 AM
… York in 2006, says a Forest Service press release issued Thursday … has not been documented in Colorado but has recently been detected … the local caving community and Colorado Parks and Wildlife regarding informed … annually until 2013, when the Forest Service allowed human entry, with …

County, Forest Service agree to fund trail work near Colorado Springs to protect rare trout
5/17/2016 8:47:33 PM
… fish in the mountains near Colorado Springs may begin this summer … the Forest Service and about $120,000 granted to the Forest Service … genetically pure greenback cutthroat trout, Colorado 's state fish. Research … Jones Park area belonged to Colorado Springs Utilities prior to last …

Colorado State Forest Service installs emerald ash borer traps in Boulder County
4/25/2016 6:03:14 PM
… West, an entomologist with the Colorado State Forest Service, installs an emerald … West, an entomologist with the Colorado State Forest Service. "Early detection … continuing our partnership with the Colorado State Forest Service on EAB trapping …

Colorado State Forest Service going after tree-killing pest 
4/25/2016 2:45:08 PM
BOULDER, Colorado — The Colorado State Forest Service is trying to determine … been detected so far in Colorado . Drivers this spring may notice … in trees. Dan West, a forest service entomologist, says borers, which …

Electric Forest Organizers to Bring Four-Day Camping Festival to Colorado
3/14/2016 7:34:06 PM
… summer celebration,” he said. Electric Forest 2016 Leaks Lineup Via Fan … of something very special in Colorado , and we are excited to … County community,” Stein said. Electric Forest 2015: Exclusive Photos From the … be a mighty source of Colorado pride. The setting is stunning …

Colorado Springs real estate company looks to bring its Flying Horse concept to Black Forest
3/6/2016 1:05:10 PM
… Hodgen and Colorado 83, where it developed the gated High Forest Ranch … . In Black Forest , the unincorporated area north and northeast of Colorado Springs, Kings Deer, Cathedral Pines, Black Forest Reserve and High Forest … , which will link Black Forest Road to Colorado 83, will run too …

Colorado forest survey says spruce beetle still hungry for more
1/28/2016 10:14:38 PM
… pine beetle epidemic that ravaged Colorado ’s lodgepole pines for two … experts had good news about Colorado ’s beloved aspen trees, which … . The U.S. Forest Service and Colorado State Forest Service conduct an aerial … miles of forest since 1996, leaving large swaths of forest a dull …

Meet Your Forest: Why Colorado Gives Day?
11/28/2015 10:39:45 AM
… of the White River National Forest in Summit County through partnerships … who share our vision of forest stewardship on the Dillon Ranger … LIVE AND PLAY Visit the Colorado Gives website at: www.coloradogives … our home page (fdrd.org) COLORADO GIVES DAY Donate now through …

[UPDATE] Black Forest Fire Near Colorado Springs Damages Nearly 100 Homes, Thousands Evacuated
11/25/2015 4:18:48 AM
… .m. EDT: The Black Forest fire in Colorado had destroyed nearly 100 … Denver Post reported. The Black Forest fire broke out near Shoup … Park -- also burning in Colorado . The fire near Mesa Verde …

 Google News about Forest and Fire

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Carbon Sequestration News Items
Small Pests, Big Problems: The Global Spread of Bark Beetles - Yale Environment 360
9/21/2017 6:57:47 AM
Yale Environment 360 Small Pests, Big Problems: The Global Spread of Bark Beetles Yale Environment 360 Then came spruce beetles, which have targeted high-elevation Engelmann spruce, spreading from New Mexico into Colorado and beyond. Altogether, with their advance fueled by climate change, bark beetles have ravaged 85,000 square miles .... “People now ...

Researcher lands role in groundbreaking project - Ag Journal
9/3/2017 3:01:51 AM
Ag Journal Researcher lands role in groundbreaking project Ag Journal Native Coloradan Angie Moore works mostly behind the scenes but still has an integral role in a major research project at Colorado State University that is generating significant buzz across the High Plains. Native Coloradan Angie Moore works mostly ...

Forests on mountains store more carbon - Futurity: Research News
7/14/2017 10:48:29 AM
Forests on mountains store more carbon Futurity: Research News The team analyzed precipitation records for three study sites in the Boulder Creek CZO in the Rocky Mountains near Boulder, Colorado , as well as LIDAR (light detection and ranging) data on tree density and height collected by an aircraft flown over the ...

Colorado acting where U.S. won't on climate change | GJSentinel.com - Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
7/13/2017 6:33:30 AM
Colorado acting where U.S. won't on climate change | GJSentinel.com Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Grand Junction - An executive order issued by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper serves as a reminder that it's not just the United States against the. and more »

How Mountains Hold Carbon (And Do a Good Job of It) - UANews (press release)
7/12/2017 2:13:48 PM
UANews (press release) How Mountains Hold Carbon (And Do a Good Job of It) UANews (press release) The valleys of Betasso Preserve study site in the Rocky Mountains near Boulder, Colorado , illustrates how “concentrated areas of soil moisture lead to increased forest productivity,” says UA ecologist Tyson Swetnam. (Image courtesy of Boulder Creek CZO).

Colorado Company converts shredded trees to carbon product - The Coloradoan
6/24/2017 4:28:03 PM
The Coloradoan Colorado Company converts shredded trees to carbon product The Coloradoan BERTHOUD — James Gaspard points to a pile of charred logs, burned in the 2013 Black Forest fire, and says, "What else were they going to do with it?". and more »

Fire Management News Items
Gardner, Hatch introduce bill to make wildfires eligible for natural disaster funding - Ripon Advance
9/22/2017 12:00:09 PM
Ripon Advance Gardner, Hatch introduce bill to make wildfires eligible for natural disaster funding Ripon Advance “It may not be getting headlines in the national news, but wildfires have burned millions of acres in the West this year and the communities impacted in Colorado need assistance,” Gardner said. “I've been working to advance this legislation to stop ... and more »

In the West, communities pioneer cooperative approach to fighting wildfires - Christian Science Monitor
9/21/2017 1:39:59 PM
Christian Science Monitor In the West, communities pioneer cooperative approach to fighting wildfires Christian Science Monitor Ms. Schmidt was in Colorado Springs for a workshop held by the newly created Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network, or FAC Net. ... The network is a milestone in the nation's changing attitudes toward wildfire, say fire management practitioners.

Prescribed burns planned for West Rim, Rabbit Mountain - The Journal
9/21/2017 12:11:49 PM
The Journal Prescribed burns planned for West Rim, Rabbit Mountain The Journal The Bureau of Land Management Southwest Colorado Fire and Aviation Management Unit plans to conduct several prescribed burns within the Tres Rios Field Office's territory as early as this week. The West Rim Pine burn will treat 300 acres or more of ...

UPDATE: Public briefing on Tenderfoot 2 Fire near Dillon to be held tonight - Aspen Times
9/19/2017 2:56:15 PM
Aspen Times UPDATE: Public briefing on Tenderfoot 2 Fire near Dillon to be held tonight Aspen Times In addition to Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue crews, one U.S. Forest Service engine crew, a 20-person hand crew from Rifle and a 22-person initial-attack hand crew from the Upper Colorado River Fire Management Unit are currently working the fire. Two ... and more »

Los Padres fire chief Gary Helming's memorial draws hundreds to Santa Maria church - Santa Ynez Valley News
9/6/2017 8:58:23 PM
Santa Ynez Valley News Los Padres fire chief Gary Helming's memorial draws hundreds to Santa Maria church Santa Ynez Valley News The mournful toll of the bell announced to other firefighters a comrade had passed, said Todd Richardson, family friend and Bureau of Land Management, State Fire Management officer, Colorado . A "last call" was also aired for Helming via the Los Padres ... and more »

Big Red Fire efforts in Northwest Colorado burned by drone activity ... - Craig Daily Press
9/3/2017 7:56:06 PM
Craig Daily Press Big Red Fire efforts in Northwest Colorado burned by drone activity ... Craig Daily Press NORTH ROUTT COUNTY — About 100 people continue to manage the Big Red Fire burning in North Routt County.As of Sunday, the fire had burned 710 acres ... and more »

Firewise Communities News Items
In the West, communities pioneer cooperative approach to fighting wildfires - Christian Science Monitor
9/21/2017 1:39:59 PM
Christian Science Monitor In the West, communities pioneer cooperative approach to fighting wildfires Christian Science Monitor Ms. Schmidt was in Colorado Springs for a workshop held by the newly created Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network, or FAC Net. On the way to a field trip, she found herself sitting beside Justice Jones of the Austin Fire Department, discussing his ...

Forest health survey: 834 million standing dead trees in Colorado - Colorado State University News (press release)
2/15/2017 5:08:43 PM
Colorado State University News (press release) Forest health survey: 834 million standing dead trees in Colorado Colorado State University News (press release) The agency also offers or assists with many programs and resources for communities working to become fire-adapted, including Community Wildfire Protection Plans, Firewise Communities /USA® and the online Colorado Wildfire Risk Assessment Portal. and more »

Colorado State Forest Service Woodland Park District celebrated by Employee Appreciation Board - Colorado State University News (press release)
2/2/2017 3:09:06 PM
Colorado State University News (press release) Colorado State Forest Service Woodland Park District celebrated by Employee Appreciation Board Colorado State University News (press release) On Dec. 5, the Employee Appreciation Board recognized the Colorado State Forest Service Woodland Park District for their hard work, professionalism and synergy. The Woodland Park District (WPDS) is a small group of foresters and support staff that ...

Colorado Springs ranks high in wildfire risk report - KRDO
10/26/2016 9:09:48 PM
KRDO Colorado Springs ranks high in wildfire risk report KRDO "We work with 112 homeowners associations and 23 Firewise communities ." The Denver metro area ranks third in the report, behind the Riverside and Sacramento metro areas of California. Colorado ranks fifth with 117,832 homes at extreme risk and more ...

CSU resources help people prepare for and recover from wildfires - Colorado State University News (press release)
7/14/2016 5:26:09 PM
Colorado State University News (press release) CSU resources help people prepare for and recover from wildfires Colorado State University News (press release) When wildfire strikes, it can occur with little warning and spread very quickly. Firefighters always do their best to protect rural residents, but ultimately it is homeowners' responsibility to protect their property, family and animals from wildfire ... and more »

Colorado third state to achieve 100 Firewise Communities - Source
11/6/2014 6:50:46 PM
Source Colorado third state to achieve 100 Firewise Communities Source FirewiseLogo_square More than 100 Colorado communities have now earned Firewise Communities /USA recognition – an accomplishment achieved by only three states – for taking steps to reduce their wildfire risk.

Why homes are lost to wildfire - High Country News
4/4/2014 1:51:47 PM
High Country News Why homes are lost to wildfire High Country News The wreckage of a burned structure sits near a surviving home after the 2010 Fourmile Canyon Fire near Boulder, Colorado . The 7,000 acre fire claimed nearly 170 houses in the first ... With four decades of experience, he is a preeminent expert on ... and more »

Wildfire experts share insight into Black Forest fire and importance of mitigation - Colorado Springs Gazette
2/8/2014 9:50:23 PM
Wildfire experts share insight into Black Forest fire and importance of mitigation Colorado Springs Gazette Keith Worley is a Larkspur resident and driving force behind one of the first Firewise Communities /USA sites in the nation. He's a professional forester, a Certified Arborist and wildfire mitigation specialist. He is also the secretary and past ...

Pine beetle aftermath: A new reality - Glenwood Springs Post Independent
12/7/2013 11:00:54 PM
Glenwood Springs Post Independent Pine beetle aftermath: A new reality Glenwood Springs Post Independent The Firewise Communities program launched in 2002, with only two Colorado neighborhoods signing on. But as both the pine beetle epidemic and Colorado's wildfires raged over the following decade, that number grew to 71. The town of Breckenridge is ... and more »

After the kill, Part 1: Beetle epidemic changed the face of High Country forests - Summit Daily News
11/30/2013 12:04:42 AM
Summit Daily News After the kill, Part 1: Beetle epidemic changed the face of High Country forests Summit Daily News Since then, he has witnessed firsthand the changes wrought on the landscape during the pine beetle epidemic that has consumed over 3.4 million acres of Colorado forest, and many more beyond. "It was heartbreaking at first … you got sick about it," he ...

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We're not selling Hawaii's weather: Canada's economic advantage is in resources - Vancouver Sun
6/3/2017 1:04:06 AM
Vancouver Sun We're not selling Hawaii's weather: Canada's economic advantage is in resources Vancouver Sun No one in their proper tourist mind would choose Hawaii's one inaccessible ski slope over, say, Canada or Colorado , for snow vacations. Such clarity about comparative advantages is ... Fact Three: Significant oil, gas, mineral and forestry resources ...

CSU confers degrees on Ram grads May 15-16 - Source
5/11/2015 11:22:53 AM
Source CSU confers degrees on Ram grads May 15-16 Source Colorado State University will confer degrees on more than 4,000 graduates at the spring 2015 commencement ceremonies May 15-16. .... In her current role, Dale works to develop and implement policy regarding parks, wildlife and forestry resources . and more »

New chef and a new look at the Thousand Islands Club restaurant - WatertownDailyTimes.com
7/1/2012 11:42:10 AM
New chef and a new look at the Thousand Islands Club restaurant WatertownDailyTimes.com Colorado lamb rack ($34) was excellent, one of the dishes the chef prepared on “Great Chefs of the World.” It features a crispy Dijon-hazelnut crust, a framboise (raspberry) demi-glace with fresh raspberries, Anna potatoes (similar to scalloped ...

CONNECT - AgNews
7/16/2009 1:41:53 AM
CONNECT AgNews Four other states have since done the same: Colorado , Kansas, Nebraska and North Dakota. TFS is one of seven Texas state agencies headquartered not in Austin—but in College Station, Texas. Signed into law in 1862, the Morrill Act fostered the land ...