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A group of Lone Tree residents participate in a group discussion about housing affordability at the Lone Tree Elevated Community Workshop, held at the Lone Tree Hub.

, | January 17, 2024

Community Sets the Tone at Lone Tree Elevated Workshops 

LONE TREE, CO— On a brisk January evening, the Lone Tree community came together at the Lone Tree Hub to share ideas about five critical focus areas for Lone Tree Elevated, the City’s comprehensive plan and code update project. During

A stack of milled lumber, bundled together, ready for use in reuse projects.

, , | November 20, 2023

From the Forester: Good Urban Wood

Article by Sam Waggener, City of Lone Tree Forester Did you know that in the United States alone, around 16 to 38 million green tons of wood are removed annually? Urban trees need to be removed for many reasons such

Wildfires rage as trees burn and smoke fills a dark night sky.

| September 25, 2023

Protecting Lone Tree: A Community’s Response to Wildfire Risk

City staff seeks to protect Lone Tree from wildfire disasters through a Community Wildfire Protection Plan Article by Roshana Floyd, City of Lone Tree Planning Manager The recent devastating fires in Maui are a reminder that wildfires can happen anywhere

Wildfires rage as trees burn and smoke fills a dark night sky.

, , | May 5, 2023

From the Forester: Spring Cleaning for Wildfire Mitigation

Article by Sam Waggener, City of Lone Tree Forester The month of May is wildfire awareness month, this is a great time of year to do a good spring cleaning for your yard/property. This should include mowing, weeding, pruning/thinning, raking

, , | April 5, 2023

From the Forester: After the Storm

Article by Sam Waggener, City of Lone Tree Forester Get ready Lone Tree, it is spring in Colorado! The longer days lead to shifting weather patterns will give us glimpses of tulips and warmer days to come, but for those

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, | February 2, 2023

From the Forester: Preventing Salt Damage to Trees and Landscaping

Article by Sam Waggener, City of Lone Tree Forester In urban areas such as Lone Tree, there are limited areas for trees to grow. The soil is often compacted as well as low in organic matter. With the small amount

City staff poses for a photo during a tour of Longmont and Boulder

, , | October 14, 2022

City Staff Tours Boulder, Longmont to Study Downtown Redevelopment

City of Lone Tree Staff featured in photo above: Economic Development Director Jeff Holwell, Senior Planner Chuck Darnell, and Associate Planner Ian Corder Lone Tree City Staff Out & About City of Lone Tree staff from the Community Development and

| September 1, 2022

City of Lone Tree Visits Centennial Airport

Hello, neighbors! This August, the City of Lone Tree’s Planning Division coordinated a tour of Centennial Airport for City Council, Lone Tree Planning Commission members, and City staff. The tour included a presentation from Centennial Airport’s Executive Director, Michael Fronapfel,

, , | July 7, 2022

Lone Tree Attends “Planning to Thrive Colorado” Symposium

By Ian Corder, Associate Planner This June, Lone Tree attended the “Planning to Thrive Colorado” Symposium to learn about integrated planning strategies that promote sustainability and equity. Planning Division staff attended the event and were joined by Planning Commission Vice-Chair

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, , | June 27, 2022

Summer Tree Maintenance

Guest Column by City of Lone Tree Forester Sam Waggener Tree care is critical throughout the year, and summer is the best time of the year to inspect the health of your trees and shrubs. The canopy is fully leafed

, | May 4, 2022

Lone Tree Updates Development Regulations

By Roshana Floyd, Planning Manager Since its incorporation, the City of Lone Tree has taken great care to ensure that its development regulations facilitate the creation and preservation of a “premier Colorado community connected by great neighborhoods, vibrant public spaces,

, , | May 4, 2022

Lone Tree Marks 20 Years as Tree City with Arbor Day Event

By Sam Waggener, City of Lone Tree Forester  This year, Arbor Day in Lone Tree was a special occasion. The City of Lone Tree held an event with South Suburban Parks and Recreation and Lone Tree Elementary school. The event