Colorado State Forest Service
The Colorado State Forest Service says the pine sawfly, a native insect that defoliates ponderosa pines, has reached “epidemic” levels south of Denver.
Five more victims of a deadly 2012 wildfire sparked by what was supposed to have been a controlled burn should get more than $1 million in compensation, the Colorado State Claims Board says.
A new survey of Colorado forests indicates that the mountain pine beetle epidemic has slowed dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak continues to spread.
The Colorado State Forest Service has a new director.
An annual aerial survey of forest health in Colorado shows the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak is expanding.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is providing $1.3 million for recovery in the Lower North Fork Fire burn area.
Republicans want to create a commission to pay victims of a wildfire southwest of Denver that killed three people and damaged two dozen homes.
State officials are recommending organizational changes to the Colorado State Forest Service following a deadly wildfire that grew out of a prescribed burn the agency had set.
A report released Wednesday afternoon shows there are no criminal violations related to the Lower North Fork fire.
A team of specialists says firefighters underestimated how much unburned vegetation remained at the site of a prescribed burn blamed for triggering a deadly wildfire.