Temperature alone can’t predict a spruce beetle outbreak. That’s according to a new study published online in the journal Ecology.
Have you thought much about the wood pellet industry lately?
The Colorado State Forest Service released its 2012 report on the health of the state’s forests Wednesday. The annual report highlights major insect and disease concerns across the state.
An annual aerial survey of forest health in Colorado shows the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing dramatically, at the same time the spruce beetle outbreak is expanding.
A new study suggests that, contrary to conventional wisdom, bark beetles do not play a major role in large-scale wildfires in Colorado and other western regions.