Tag Archives: mountain pine beetle

Burn Where You Buy

firewoodIn summer, many people are packing up the tent and sleeping bags to enjoy all of Colorado’s great camping locations, and the Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds outdoor enthusiasts to leave their firewood at home. Jeanne Ring, CDA’s cooperative agricultural pest survey Continue reading

Pine and Spruce Beetles Still Killing Colorado Trees

PINE-BEETLEOne type of tree-killing beetle is attacking Colorado forests at a faster pace, but another is slowing down, partly because it’s running out of live trees to infest. State and federal forestry officials said Friday spruce beetles were active on nearly 760 square miles last year, compared with fewer than 625 square miles in 2013. Spruce beetles have attacked a total of about 2,200 Continue reading

Logging Traffic Continues in Grand and Jackson Counties

LOGGINGThe public will encounter logging truck traffic on some BLM lands in Grand and Jackson Counties this fall and winter as logging operations continue in lodgepole pine forests impacted by the mountain pine beetle. Loggers will be clearing beetle-killed lodgepole pine near Morgan Creek Continue reading

Bark Beetle Video Now Available Online

BARK-BEETLECapping a successful month of public showings and presentations, the video series, “Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles” is now available online for public viewing.  The video is presented by Continue reading

BLM Seeks Comment on Plan to Dispose of Beetle Killed Trees

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has released an environmental assessment for public comment analyzing its proposal to remove hazardous trees on BLM-administered lands in Grand County.  Grand County has been one of the most affected areas of Continue reading