U.S. Forest Service

4:01pm

Mon November 12, 2012
Arts & Culture

Capitol Christmas Tree Leaves Colorado for 9-State Road Trip

Grace Hood KUNC

It’s hard to believe, but it’s time to put away the political yard signs and break out the tinsel. After seven days in Colorado, the official Capitol Christmas Tree leaves the state for a cross-country journey tomorrow on its way to Washington.

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9:30am

Sat November 10, 2012

12:24pm

Sat November 3, 2012
Arts & Culture

Colorado Provides Capitol Christmas Tree

Engelmann Spruce - U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree 2012
Ripple Creek Lodge Owner Dan Schwartz

A 73 foot, 74 year old Engelmann Spruce from Colorado is heading to the U.S. Capitol for Christmas. The tree was cut Friday from the Ripple Creek Lodge about 40 miles east of Meeker on the western slope.

This will be the third time Colorado has provided the Capitol Christmas Tree since the tradition began.

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7:30am

Sat September 29, 2012
Colorado Wildfires

Photo Gallery: High Park Burn Zone Aerial Mulching

The U.S. Forest Service is using wood shreds to protect heavily burned hillsides this fall.
U.S. Forest Service

The U.S. Forest Service began aerial mulching heavily burned public lands this week. 881 acres total near the Poudre Park and Monument Gulch areas west of Fort Collins will receive the wood shred treatment.

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7:30am

Sun September 16, 2012
Colorado Wildfires

Forest Service to Start Aerial Mulching in High Park Burn Zone

The High Park Burn zone covers more than 87,000 acres. Aerial Mulching will take place in some of most heavily scorched areas.
Grace Hood KUNC

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