woman sitting in front of forest service and united states flagsJennifer Eberlien Appointed to Serve as Acting Regional Forester for the Rocky Mountain Region

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 29, 2019 – USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen announced the temporary appointment of Jennifer Eberlien as the acting regional forester for the Rocky Mountain Region, effective October 29. As acting regional forester, Eberlien will lead over 2,000 dedicated employees and share stewardship of 22 million acres of national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming with partners and forty-eight affiliated tribes. Read the complete press release

Carrying a tree out can be hard work!Information on cutting a tree for the holidays.

The Denver/Front Range Christmas Tree Cutting areas are within the shortest driving distances from (north to south) Ft. Collins, Denver and Colorado Springs, CO. These areas are within: Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests, Pike National Forest and the White River National Forest. 

Permits for the Arapaho &Roosevelt National Forests are ONLY AVAILABLE on-line and only good on the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests. On-line permits are not available on any other forests

Do you have a 4th grader?Every Kid Outdoors initiative is offering one free Holiday Tree permit to fourth-graders that have a valid 4th Grade Interagency Pass. These free Holiday Tree permits are only available at U.S. Forest Service District offices.  4th grader and pass must be present to purchase Tree Cutting permit. 


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