The planting recognizes CSU’s continued status as an official Tree Campus USA.
The Colorado State Forest Service's annual report found forest management proved effective in efforts to save lives and property.
Every year, the Colorado State Forest Service and U.S. Forest Service monitor forest health conditions on millions of acres across the state.
The Colorado State Forest Service said the number of people living in areas at risk to the effects of wildland fire increased by nearly 50 percent in recent years.
CSU forestry was well represented at the annual Society Of American Foresters National Convention.
As the ﬁrst week of the semester began, many looked toward the mountains and saw a thick haze of lingering smoke. A ﬁre near Silver Creek has been burning since July and a much larger ﬁre west of Aspen is nearly contained but has raged across 12,000 acres of Colorado forest.
Part of the Natural Resources Consortium annual meeting, the roundtable discussion was focused on how landowners are adapting to increased risks of drought, floods and other changing weather patterns.
Forestry students from the Yamagata Prefectural College of Agriculture recently visited CSU.
Nearly 30 Native American students from Denver, Fort Collins and New Mexico got a hands-on taste of college life and possible careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics during the Native American STEM Institute at CSU last week.