New website features trees that are perfect for Colorado

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EDGEWATER, Colo. -- If there is one thing Edgewater resident Michael Klinker hates to see, it’s a dead or dying Colorado tree. It is one thing, he says, that is unnecessary.

That’s why he created  He is a self proclaimed tree geek.

On the very user-friendly and beautifully illustrated website, there are his top 75 trees that he says are a perfect fit for Colorado.

The idea is, if a tree is listed on the website, it’s good for Colorado. does not accept advertising nor does it charge anybody to use it. It’s 100 percent, free of charge.

Klinker’s favorite tree is the American sentry linden.

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