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Lodgepole Pines

The biomass energy plant in Gypsum (credit: CBS)

Plant In Gypsum To Make Energy Out Of Beetle-Killed Pines

A one-of-a kind project in the high country will turn trees killed by the pine beetle into energy.

08/21/2013

An employee working at Hester Log and Lumber (credit: CBS)

Mill Owners Want Better Logging Contracts From Forest Service

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.

07/03/2013

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

The pine beetle (credit: CBS)

Researcher: Forests Will Bounce Back From Beetles

Western forests are already showing signs of a comeback amid a bark beetle epidemic that has killed millions of lodgepole pines in Colorado.

02/22/2011

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