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Bark beetle outbreaks expand in Colorado -Tuesday, January 22, 2019
BUENA VISTA, COLORADO — Bark beetle outbreaks have continued to expand in parts of Colorado, based on a 2018 aerial forest health survey conducted by the Colorado State Forest Service and the U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region...
ASPEN, COLORADO — The Roaring Fork Valley forest has largely escaped the bark beetle outbreaks that have plagued many parts of the Colorado mountains in recent years, but that could change because of the Lake Christine Fire. Colorado State Forest Service entomologist Dan West said the valley already is dealing with pockets of Douglas fir beetle infestations. He expects the problem to expand this year...
BOULDER, COLORADO — Since 2000 spruce beetle outbreaks have wreaked havoc on more than 1.8 million acres in Colorado, affecting approximately 40 percent of the spruce-fir forests in the state ...
DENVER, COLORADO — The mountain pine beetle epidemic that ravaged Colorado’s lodgepole pines for two decades is over because most of the vulnerable trees are dead, but a second bug that attacks spruce trees is still spreading, forestry experts said Thursday...
A Little Pine Beetle Humor! Who would have thought?