Colorado State Forest Service
A pine sawfly outbreak is projected to once a again wreak havoc on ponderosa pines in Elbert County this year.
The Colorado State Forest Service is reminding landowners that there’s no better time than now to prepare homes for wildfire with Colorado’s snowpack at 65 percent of average.
The Front Range is a week into spring and trees are starting to sprout new leaves, but some of them are still feeling the effects of an early winter. And with wildfire season around the corner, it could create problems.
The Colorado State Forest Service says an insect that kills ash trees hasn’t spread outside the city of Boulder, but a disease that attacks black walnut trees is advancing.
The Colorado State Forest Service says the pine sawfly, a native insect that defoliates ponderosa pines, has reached “epidemic” levels south of Denver.
Five more victims of a deadly 2012 wildfire sparked by what was supposed to have been a controlled burn should get more than $1 million in compensation, the Colorado State Claims Board says.
A new survey of Colorado forests indicates that the mountain pine beetle epidemic has slowed dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak continues to spread.
The Colorado State Forest Service has a new director.
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.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is providing $1.3 million for recovery in the Lower North Fork Fire burn area.