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Tri River Area CSU Extension - To provide information, education and to encourage the application of research-based knowledge to the communities of Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray Counties.

The Tri River Area (TRA) is comprised of four counties (Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray) and three major rivers (Uncompahgre, Gunnison, and Colorado). There are approximately 160,000 irrigated acres in the TRA. The majority of the population resides in the four main cities of Grand Junction, Delta, Montrose and Ouray.

Colorado Seedling Tree Program

CSU Tri River Area Extension, in cooperation with the Colorado State Forest Service, is taking orders for seedling trees used for conservation purposes. There is no acreage restriction to purchase the seedling trees in Mesa, Delta, Montrose, and Ouray Counties. New this year is perennials that attract pollinators. The program offers over 30 varieties of trees, shrubs, and ornamental grasses which can be ordered now through April 10, 2017. Delivery will be set for early May.

Gardening And Horticulture 

Revised Cottage Foods Act

Governor Hickenlooper signed the newest version of the Cottage Foods Act at the beginning of May. This is the fifth major change to this act. As we find out more information it will be released on our Family and Consumer Science page.

Family and Consumer Science Hot Topics 

CSU Extension Videos

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