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History of the Monument Tree Nursery

Presented by Palmer Lake Historical Society at Palmer Lake Town Hall, Palmer Lake CO

Aug 20 2015
History of the Monument Tree Nursery presented by Palmer Lake Historical Society at Palmer Lake Town Hall, Palmer Lake CO

The Palmer Lake Historical Society invites the public to a presentation by Eric Swab on the history of the Monument Tree Nursery.  In 1907 men from the Bureau of Forestry recognized this area would be an ideal spot to create a tree nursery to produce seedlings for National Forests in the five-state Rocky Mountain Region.  Their mission was to conduct reforesting efforts in areas that had been heavily logged or destroyed by large wildfires.  The Mt. Herman Planting Station was born, soon to be

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Palmer Lake Town Hall

66 Lower Glenway Street, Palmer Lake, CO 80133

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