Pine Beetle Problem Waning, But May Be Moving To Lower ElevationsThe U.S. Forest Service plans to spray nearly 8,000 trees in Northern Colorado to protect them from pine beetles.
Survey: Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation SlowsA new survey of Colorado forests indicates that the mountain pine beetle epidemic has slowed dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak continues to spread.
Aerial Survey Shows Beetle Infestation SpreadingAn annual aerial survey of forest health in Colorado shows the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak is expanding.
Scientists Say Beetle-Killed Trees Now Creating HazeColoradans know the pine beetle has been causing catastrophic problems in the national forests, and now there could be a new one.
Front Range Bark Beetle Losses SmallerForestry officials say losses from the bark beetle epidemic that has devastated areas of the Colorado mountains have been smaller on the Front Range.
Forest Service Agrees To Void Timber ContractsThe U.S. Forest Service is offering to renegotiate timber sale contracts in an effort to save sawmills in the Rocky Mountain region that have been hit hard by bark beetle infestations.
Property Owners May Get Bills For Beetle KillsLarimer County says it may start billing property owners who aren't keeping up their end of the fight against the mountain pine beetle.
Bark Beetle Costs RisingThe cost of fighting bark beetles is rising. Additional funds have been received the last three years to deal specifically with beetle mitigation.
Bark Beetle Infestation At 4M Acres In Colo., Wyo.U.S. Forest Service officials say the bark beetle epidemic has now infested 4 million acres in Colorado and southern Wyoming, after spreading to 400,000 new acres last year.
Task Force To Print Catalog Of Beetle-Kill WoodSummit County's Forest Health Task Force has long had the idea to bring blue-stained lodgepole pine products together into a catalog and brand it as a marketable building supply.