Wrath Of The Mountain Pine Beetle
Colorado’s current mountain pine beetle epidemic is poised to kill 90 percent of the state’s lodgepole pine trees while leaving the region highly vulnerable to forest fires.

Mitigating fire hazards and resource utilization offer two good reasons to harvest diseased lodgepole and ponderosa pine trees from the forests of the West.
Dan Sullivan
BioCycle July 2012, Vol. 53, No. 7, p. 28

 

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