Forest Health
Pine branch with pine cones

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 wildfirepartners.org.

Latest News

Wildfire Partners Announces Countywide Wildfire Mitigation Rebate Program

June 18, 2024 Boulder County residents can apply for a rebate of up to $500 after completing one or more required wildfire mitigation actions. read more →

Review and Provide Feedback on the Boulder County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update

June 7, 2024 Boulder County would like feedback on the draft plan to ensure it meets the needs of the community and effectively addresses public concerns. read more →

Wildfire Partners Launches Special Event Chipping for Fire Districts and Agencies

May 16, 2024 The new Special Event Chipping format is available only to Fire Protection Districts or Agencies and their governmental representatives within Boulder County. read more →

Strategic Fuels Wildfire Mitigation Grants Spring Application Period Now Open

April 25, 2024 Local government agencies, fire protection districts, and community organizations invited to apply by June 6, 2024. read more →

DATE CORRECTION: Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open for the 2024 season in May.

April 20, 2024 DATE CORRECTION: Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open for the 2024 season in May. Meeker Park Sort Yard... read more →

Contact Us

Mailing Address

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

Property Owner and
Private Land Issues

wildfiremitigation@bouldercounty.gov
Community Planning & Permitting
2045 13th St.
Boulder, CO 80302
Map and Directions

County Managed
Open Space Lands

bcforestry@bouldercounty.gov

Community Forestry Sort Yards

Email Wayne Harrington, Sort Yard Operator:
wharrington@bouldercounty.gov
Parks & Open Space
303-678-6368
Website: Community Forestry Sort Yards website