IES in the Press


IES on 1690 KDMT: IES Executive Director, Carol Lyons, Tree Project Manager, John Kelly, and Chemical Footprint Project Manager, Mike Smith were invited to talk about our approach to protecting the environment with the Colorado Business Roundtable.


IES on KGNU: Tree Project Manager John Kelly and CFP Graduate Intern Mike Smith were invited to talk about IES programs on KGNU’s Dot Org radio program.


Institute for Environmental Solutions TV episodes on urban forestry
Press release, October 2014

Exposures – Publication of ASLA Colorado, Vol. 5, Issue 3, 2014:
Preserve the Greenbelt Elementary Education Program – Training The Next Generation Of Tree Stewards

Lessons in ecology connect Wheat Ridge students to their Greenbelt
Denver Post, May 1, 2014


Revive the Greenbelt!, Wheat Ridge Connections, Winter/Spring 2013

Nonprofit digs in to revive greenbelt in Wheat Ridge, – April 16, 2013


Trees for Healthy Community and Economy: Changes Coming to Broomfield’s City Center, The Front Office: the City and County of Broomfield Employee Newsletter, March 2012

“Will Trees Register More Cash at Future Civic Center?”, Broomfield Enterprise, April 2012


Blog: Recap of the Non-Toxic Cleaning and Living Workshop, Amy Alcorn – May 27, 2011

ASLA Member volunteers on environmental improvement project, Exposures (American Society of Landscape Architects), p 25 – Spring 2011

Fort Collins Residents Will Reduce Their Chemical Footprints – Apr. 7, 2011

IES Tree Project Receives Xcel Energy Foundation Grant – Jan.26, 2011


IES Receives Planning Grant For Blue Crew Water Stewards – Oct.11, 2010

IES Honored With Golden Sustainability Award – April 23, 2010


Have a Happy and Contaminant-Free Holiday Season“, City of Golden Informer, December 2009-January 2010, p. 13.

More Than A Drop In A Bucket: Institute For Environmental Solutions Receives $5,000 Boost From RBC Blue Water Project™ – October 29, 2009

Can Strategic Tree Planting Improve Stormwater Management in the Front Range, Ryan Moore, Exposures (ASLA Colorado), Vol. 1, Issue 3, September 2009.

“Water pollution prevention study set for Golden,” The Golden Transcript, September 17, 2009, page 1.

Trees Get New Life, The Golden Informer, p.12, September 2009

IES Selected As Finalist For Watershed Protection – February 11, 2009

IES Awarded Funds For Project To Reduce Contaminants In Drinking Water – January 22, 2009.


Rocky Mountain Exposures, Newsletter of the Colorado Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (Article about IES’s TreeScapes on pgs. 20-21) – November/December 2008

How you can support urban forestry, improve the environment, and mitigate climate change’, by Ryan Moore, IES. Colorado Sequester, November 2008.

TreeScapes – an online tool for sustainable tree planting – November 7, 2008

Tree Study Projects Greener, Cleaner Front Range – May 5, 2008

IES Launches Project to Reduce Contaminants in Drinking Water – March 13, 2008


Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association , Denver, issued a press release announcing its support of The Tree Project in November 2007.

–> Download press release – November, 2007

Golden Residents Shaping the City’s ‘Urban Forest’ – August 17, 2007

IES and The City of Golden Launch Tree Project – May 7, 2007

Tree Study Projects Greener, Cleaner Front Range – February 1, 2007


Announcing a New Executive Director and a New President of The Institute for Environmental Solutions – August 15, 2006

IES Undertakes Innovative Collaborative Project to Tackle the Challenge of Trace Pharmaceutical Contaminants in Wastewater – June 15, 2006