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E8F94B89140D8F548725852600703C06 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION FROM THE COLORADO STATE FOREST SERVICE

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Mar 9, 2020      
Location LSB A



Presentation from the Colorado State Forest Service - Committee Discussion Only


02:25:57 PM  

Mike Lester, Colorado State Forest Service, updated the committee on the health of Colorado's forests and distributed a handout (Attachment C).  Mr. Lester discussed Colorado's recreation and tourism, forest health's impact on clean water and wildlife, forest management, wildfires and mitigation, insect and disease activity, funding, partnerships, and strategies for the future.

 

Attachment C

02:40:28 PM  

Steve Lohr, U.S. Forest Service, distributed a handout (Attachment D) and updated the committee on the Rocky Mountain Region forest health, including the Rocky Mountain Restoration Initiative, wildfire activities, and timber harvesting.

02:53:14 PM  
Molly Pitts, Colorado Timber Association, updated the committee on forest issues, including wildfire threats, insects and disease, and current projects.






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