Loan Program Helps Reduce Wildfire Severity While Improving Profits for Wood Products Businesses

By Jonson Kuhn
North Forty News
September 14, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US West

The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) delivered the first Wildfire Risk Mitigation Loan under a new partnership with the San Luis Valley Development Resources Group (SLVDRG) Business Loan Fund. Along with the help of the Northwest Loan Fund, Marshall Forestry Solutions received this specialized loan that will be used for equipment to help maintain Colorado’s forests. Marshall Forestry Solutions… works on forest management and wildfire risk mitigation projects across Colorado. “We work to create fire-resistant community landscapes while maximizing the utilization of forest products,” said Jacob Marshall, founder, and owner of Marshall Forestry Solutions. “Our expertise in financing and lending coupled with the CSFS’ work in forestry and with our wood products business community is helping reduce wildfire occurrence and severity across the state, resulting in more profitable and successful wildfire mitigation and wood products businesses,” said Marc Bellantoni, business loan fund administrator with the SLVDRG.

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