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Colorado timber mill slates $18mil major expansion

With the surety of supply lined up, Montrose Forest Products is moving forward with a significant mill expansion.

New England Wood Pellet acquired by Colorado-based company

New England Wood Pellet LLC of Jaffrey has been acquired by a Colorado-based wood pellet home-heating company.

Forest health report focuses on dealing with Colorado’s dead trees

Bark beetles have caused widespread tree mortality on roughly one-fifth of Colorado’s forestland over the past two decades.

Video: America’s Forests with Chuck Leavell – Colorado

View this episode of America’s Forests with Chuck Leavell in Colorado.

Juniper trees across Southwest Colorado are taking a mysterious turn

Across Southwest Colorado, juniper trees may look like they’re dying, but local foresters say the situation is a lot more complicated – and puzzling – than meets the eye.

Colorado ski areas pay record $20M in White River forest

Forest Service officials project that by 2025, two-thirds of the agency’s budget will go to firefighting.

Lingering dead trees in Colorado forests put us in danger of disaster

Colorado’s forests are a living graveyard where 834 million dead linger among the survivors.

Colorado county landfill partners with biochar company

The Larmier Couny landfill will start sending clean commercial wood waste to Biochar Now for feedstock.

Bruce Ward: Colorado’s forest crisis…The wisdom of recreation

Bruce Ward is the Founder and President of Choose Outdoors, a Colorado-based coalition of outdoor recreation enthusiasts who work to increase public support for all forms of outdoor recreation, especially activities that frequently occur in National Forests: hiking, camping, backpacking, bicycling, skiing, snowmobiling hunting, fishing and recreational vehicle touring.

Colorado wildfire prevention partnership to receive $33 million in funding over the next five years

The From Forests to Faucets program will receive $33 million in funding toward forest restoration projects aiming to reduce the risk of wildfires.

Colorado forest woes increase in ‘16 as Summit braces for new beetle

Nearly one in every 14 standing trees in Colorado forests is dead, and the possibility of even more in Summit County could come as early as this summer.

800 million standing dead trees in Colorado

Over the last seven years, the number of dead standing trees in Colorado forests increased almost 30 percent, to an estimated 834 million trees – or nearly one in every 14 standing trees.

Report: Beetle kill expanding rapidly in southern Colorado

An annual report on forest health in Colorado revealed the spruce beetle epidemic continues to rapidly expand in the San Juan Mountains, killing trees on 12,000 newly identified acres in 2016.

Spruce beetle epidemic continues to expand, kill trees in Colorado

Spruce beetle was the most damaging forest insect pest in Colorado for the fifth consecutive year, based on a 2016 forest health aerial survey conducted by the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Rocky Mountain Region.

Leading the way with CLT bringing cross-laminated timber to Colorado

As Colorado’s population grows and urban density increases, developers and architects must look to material innovation not only to answer the growth demand but also to provide full-cycle sustainable strategies within new construction.

Colorado Mountain college, Forest service partner on new forest management program

Colorado Mountain College and the White River National Forest unveiled a first-of-its-kind partnership in the nation last week aimed at preparing student to compete for natural resource and ski area management jobs within the Forest Service.

National wood training center to locate in Colorado Springs

The National Academy for Wood Education has a home.

Alabama men who started Colorado wildfire were interviewed by reporter

Two Cullman County men jailed in Colorado for starting a campfire that spread and ultimately burned nearly 600 acres.

Can a ranch sawmill improve forest health in rural Colorado?

Cutting timber on a billionaire’s land could boost the San Luis Valley’s economy.

New videos to help Colorado homeowners plan for emerald ash borer

The Colorado State Forest Service has just released two new online videos to help Colorado homeowners and communities prepare for an imminent threat to millions of trees in the state – the emerald ash borer.