A one-of-a kind project in the high country will turn trees killed by the pine beetle into energy.
Many in the timber industry are saying enough isn’t being done to clean up beetle kill trees. Some Coloradans are turning the dead tree problem into profit, but they say they need more help.
Coloradans know the pine beetle has been causing catastrophic problems in the national forests, and now there could be a new one.
Western forests are already showing signs of a comeback amid a bark beetle epidemic that has killed millions of lodgepole pines in Colorado.