Colorado appoints new State Forester

Colorado State University has named Mike Lester the new State Forester and director of the Colorado State Forest Service. Mr. Lester comes to the CSFS with nearly 30 years of professional experience in state and private forestry. He currently serves as assistant state forester for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry.

“Mike Lester comes to us with a wealth of knowledge, experience and leadership in state and private forestry, and a tremendous passion for Colorado,” said Joyce Berry, dean of the Warner College of Natural Resources.

Congratulations State Forester Lester!