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Bark Beetle

The pine beetle (credit: CBS)

Pine Beetle Problem Waning, But May Be Moving To Lower Elevations

The U.S. Forest Service plans to spray nearly 8,000 trees in Northern Colorado to protect them from pine beetles.

03/24/2014

The pine beetle (credit: CBS)

Survey: Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation Slows

A new survey of Colorado forests indicates that the mountain pine beetle epidemic has slowed dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak continues to spread.

01/31/2014

A worker clears a tree killed by pine beetles. (credit: CBS4 File)

Aerial Survey Shows Beetle Infestation Spreading

An annual aerial survey of forest health in Colorado shows the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak is expanding.

02/06/2013

Beetle-killed trees (credit: CBS)

Scientists Say Beetle-Killed Trees Now Creating Haze

Coloradans know the pine beetle has been causing catastrophic problems in the national forests, and now there could be a new one.

06/19/2012

A worker clears a tree killed by pine beetles. (credit: CBS4 File)

Front Range Bark Beetle Losses Smaller

Forestry officials say losses from the bark beetle epidemic that has devastated areas of the Colorado mountains have been smaller on the Front Range.

08/17/2011

Lodgepole pines (credit: CBS)

Forest Service Agrees To Void Timber Contracts

The 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.

08/04/2011

The pine beetle (credit: CBS)

Property Owners May Get Bills For Beetle Kills

Larimer County says it may start billing property owners who aren’t keeping up their end of the fight against the mountain pine beetle.

06/23/2011

The pine beetle (credit: CBS)

Bark Beetle Costs Rising

The cost of fighting bark beetles is rising. Additional funds have been received the last three years to deal specifically with beetle mitigation.

06/07/2011

Lodgepole pines (credit: CBS)

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.

01/21/2011

Lodgepole pines (credit: CBS)

Task Force To Print Catalog Of Beetle-Kill Wood

Summit 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.

01/09/2011