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Red crossbills in a cedar tree in the Colorado foothills.

Is Wildfire Management Hurting Colorado’s Wildlife?

Jan 23, 2023

We might have not considered that our attempt to control wildfires would negatively impact the wildlife. Studies shows that wildlife declined due to some forest fire managements. Read this article to know more about those methods.

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The remnants of a home destroyed by a wildfire.

A Better Way to Protect Homes from Wildfires

Dec 20, 2022

Wildfires are becoming more and more common here in Colorado, and therefore it is the responsibility of every property owner to know how to protect their home or property from wildfire. With all the ongoing and past fire mitigation work, we have seen what works – and what doesn’t work – when it comes to…

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A fire spreads through a forest in Colorado.

What to Do on Your Colorado Foothills Property After Fire Mitigation

Nov 16, 2022

Fire mitigation can make your Colorado property look dull. But we have a solution for that. Read this article to get ideas how you can improve the look of your property.

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A snowplow removes snow from a driveway on a Colorado property.

How to Protect Your Trees from Snowplow Damage

Oct 24, 2022

When trees, shrubs, and other parts of your landscape become buried under piles of snow, they become hard to see, and damage from snowplows or other snow removal vehicles is likely. In this article, we go over some ways to protect your trees from snowplow damage.

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Spruce broom rust witches broom after infected needles have shed from a blue spruce tree in Colorado.

Spruce Broom Rust

Sep 19, 2022

If sections of your spruce tree are looking yellow or orange, especially during the summer months, it may be suffering from a disease called spruce broom rust.

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A wasp clings on to the bark of a tree.

Are your tree pests attracting wasps?

Aug 22, 2022

Wasps are different from bees. While bees provide benefits to our plants, wasps on the other hand, can cause harm to humans due to their stings. Learn why wasps appear in your Colorado property and know what you can do to ward them off.

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Two toy wooden houses on green grass with a reddish orange string in a line between them, showing property borders.

Why is knowing your property lines important?

Jul 22, 2022

Know more than just knowing which part of the property is yours and which one belong to your neighbors. Here are the most frequently asked questions about property lines.

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A willow tree leans over a river in Colorado.

Should You Plant a Willow Tree on Your Colorado Front Range Property?

Dec 15, 2021

With so many types of willow trees that grow well in Colorado, you might think that planting one on your property is a good idea. But learn the facts before you plant!

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A leach field under construction with trees nearby.

Why Trees Growing in Leach Fields Can Be Costly

Nov 16, 2021

Installing a leach field is already expensive, but it can become more expensive if there are trees growing in it! These FAQs explain how growing trees (as well as removing them) can damage your leach field system and what to plant there instead.

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Maple, cottonwood, and Colorado blue spruce trees in fall in Colorado.

Instead of Aspens, Plant These 7 Trees for Fall Color

Sep 17, 2021

Love the look of aspen trees but not happy with how finicky they are to grow? Try one of these seven easy-care trees with great fall color!

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