Colorado Has 834 Million Dead Trees, Fires Could Get WorseForesters say Colorado has about 834 million standing dead trees, threatening to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water supplies that flow from forested mountains.
Spruce Beetle Hits More Colorado Forests; Pine Beetle SlowsOne type of tree-killing beetle is attacking Colorado forests at a faster pace, but another is slowing down, mostly because it's running out of live trees to infest, officials said Friday.
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.
Forest Survey: Spruce Beetles On March In ColoradoThe U.S. Forest Service says an outbreak of spruce beetles is spreading at an accelerating rate across hundreds of square miles of new forest in Colorado.
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.
New Forests, New Fire Hazards After Beetle KillIn the Roosevelt National Forest northwest of Fort Collins, subalpine fir trees and aspens have started to grow in the shadows of dead lodgepole pine trees. It is becoming a new forest, with new hazards.
Plant In Gypsum To Make Energy Out Of Beetle-Killed PinesA one-of-a kind project in the high country will turn trees killed by the pine beetle into energy.
Cool Planet Chooses Colorado For HeadquartersA company that has developed a process for converting beetle-killed trees and corn cobs into gasoline says it plans to open its global headquarters in Greenwood Village, south of Denver.
Veggies! Get Your Fresh Veggies Here! Freshly Grown At Coors Field!The Colorado Rockies have become what's believed to be the first baseball team to plant a garden at a ballpark.
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.
Study Shows Drought Sped Pine Beetle EpidemicUniversity of Colorado researchers say the 2001-02 drought and others greatly accelerated the spread of a beetle epidemic that has killed thousands of square miles of trees in the West.
Udall Helps Decide Which Colorado Tree Will Be Sent To WashingtonSen. Mark Udall made a special trip to the White River National Forest this week as part of the effort to select the tree that will display at the Capitol in Washington DC this holiday season.