Forest Health
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Forest Health

Sort Yards and Forestry Collection Sites

Boulder County has established Community Forestry Sort Yards – near Allenspark and Nederland – to collect logs, tree branches, yard waste, and noxious weeds from county residents. See Community Forestry Sort Yards of operating dates, locations and hours.

As a reminder, county residents may use the county’s and the city of Boulder’s year-round Yard Waste and Food Scrap Drop-off (fees may apply).

Wildfire Partners

Wildfire Partners is a program to help homeowners in Boulder County prepare for wildfire. Wildfire Partners provides a comprehensive on-site assessment of your home ignition zone including a customized report detailing actions you should take to ensure that you are fully prepared for future wildfires. Find out more and apply online at

Latest News

Boulder County Wildfire Partners Celebrates National Wildfire Mitigation Award

February 20, 2024 Wildfire Partners received the prestigious national Wildfire Mitigation Award, the highest national honor an organization can receive for outstanding work and impact in wildfire preparedness and mitigation. read more →

Boulder County’s Wildfire Partners Expands Services to East County Residents

November 30, 2023 Wildfire Partners hosted a Community Mitigation Planning Information Session on Dec. 12 for anyone interested in organizing or leading their community in Community Mitigation Planning efforts. The meeting was recorded and posted online. read more →

Boulder County Launches New Wildfire Mitigation Grant Program

November 1, 2023 Strategic Fuels Mitigation Grant (SFMG) program application period open through Dec. 11. read more →

Slash pile burning scheduled for this fall and winter on select Boulder County open space parks.

October 27, 2023 Slash pile burning scheduled for this fall and winter on select Boulder County open space parks. Sites to be treated... read more →

Hall Ranch closed Wednesday, Oct. 25, for another prescribed burn

October 23, 2023 Hall Ranch Closed for Planned Prescribed Burn on Wednesday, Oct. 25. Hall Ranch will be closed all day if conditions are... read more →

Contact Us

Mailing Address

Community Planning & Permitting
Forest Health
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306

Property Owner and
Private Land Issues
Community Planning & Permitting
2045 13th St.
Boulder, CO 80302
Map and Directions

County Managed
Open Space Lands

Community Forestry Sort Yards

Email Wayne Harrington, Sort Yard Operator:
Parks & Open Space
Website: Community Forestry Sort Yards website