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.

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Colorado State Seedling Tree Program – Tri River Area


The Seedling Tree Sale is now closed for the 2021 season! Call your local Extension office to be placed on the list for next year.  Mesa – 970.244.1834 • Delta – 970-874-2195 • Montrose & Ouray 970.249.3935 (Please note: it is important to place the order with the office you plan to pick up at, not necessarily where you live!)


Low-cost seedling trees and shrubs are provided each year by the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS), for homeowners to use as windbreaks, re-vegetation, wildlife habitat, etc. They cannot be resold. Get your order in as soon as possible for the best selection. You can visit the Forest Service website at http://csfs.colostate.edu for information on the plants such as height and width, drought tolerance, recommended altitude range, wildlife value and so forth, to help you make your selections.

Perennial Wildflowers and Ornamental Grasses

  • We also offer Perennial Wildflowers and Ornamental Grasses. You can mix and match a flat of 30 (In pairs of 5) or purchase in large pots.

Ordering Seedling Trees

Seedling Sizes

How To Plant Trees

Buyers Guide

Planning, Planting and Care

COVID-19 Impact

CSU Extension is closely monitoring and following COVID-19 (Coronavirus) guidance as outlined by public health experts. Our office hours and availability vary by location, please see the Contact Us page for up-to-date office hours or to contact an Agent in your area.