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  • Lack of sawmills an issue for forests

    Bark beetles have ravaged hundreds of thousands of acres of Colorado’s forests, yet that state has only one large sawmill left to bid on federal timber sales. That’s a problem …

  • $14 million dedicated to battle bark beetles in Idaho

    The U.S. Forest Service will get an additional $14 million to battle bark beetles in Idaho, where the bugs have chewed through 1.3 million acres, leaving mountain sides covered with …

  • Feds announce $40 million to battle bark beetles

    The U.S. Forest Service will funnel an additional $40 million to Rocky Mountain states where a tiny bug has killed more than 2 million acres of pine trees in what …

  • Spot of tea may halt bark beetles

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Would a dose of herbal tea slow the march of beetles killing millions of acres of pine trees across the West? Sort of.



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