Colorado State Forest Service

The mission of the Colorado State Forest Service is to achieve stewardship of Colorado's diverse forest environments for the benefit of present and future generations.

CSFS Accepting Proposals to Protect Private Forestlands

Ben Delatour Scout Ranch, Larimer County, Colorado.
Ben Delatour Scout Ranch, Larimer County, Colorado.

The Colorado State Forest Service is now accepting Forest Legacy Program proposals from Colorado landowners.

The program authorizes the USDA Forest Service or the CSFS to purchase permanent conservation easements on private forestlands to protect environmentally important areas and prevent those lands from being converted to non-forest uses. Read more

Colorado's Fire Ecology Institute Receives Environmental Ed Award

The Fire Ecology Institute for Educators is a weeklong, rigorous exploration of fire and forest ecology.
The Fire Ecology Institute for Educators is a weeklong, rigorous exploration of fire and forest ecology.

The Fire Ecology Institute for Educators, offered each year by the Colorado State Forest Service, was recently honored at the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education's 2013 Awards for Excellence in Environmental Education.

The award was created to celebrate exceptional and inclusive environmental education programs in Colorado. Read more