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National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter May 7 2021

New blog post on urban forests, Arbor Day updates, and more!

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You call a forest 'home,' whether you know it or not!

[NASF Blog]

It is estimated that 138 million acres of trees comprise the urban forests in cities and towns across the United States. These forests span many ownership boundaries and provide numerous environmental, economic, and social benefits to communities and their residents.

These are the 5 most destructive wildfires in Colorado history [9 News]

2020 was a historic year for wildfires in Colorado. More than 500 million acres burned and the state saw three of its largest fires in recorded history, all within a few months.

More from Colorado:

After a record-setting year, here's everything to know about wildfire season in Colorado [9 News]

Firefighters chip away at Colorado’s wildfire risks as drought conditions intensify [Sentinel]

(Submitted) Landscape plants for wildfire prone areas [Daily Camera]

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