Pine beetle outbreak ends in Colorado

Pine beetle outbreak ends in Colorado

Bugs attacked 5,300 square miles of forest across state
The mountain pine beetle epidemic in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest in the southern Snowy Range near the Wyoming/Colorado state line killed swaths of lodgepole pines. Forestry experts say the mountain pine beetle epidemic is over, but the spruce beetle is continuing to damage trees in Colorado.

Pine beetle outbreak ends in Colorado

The mountain pine beetle epidemic in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest in the southern Snowy Range near the Wyoming/Colorado state line killed swaths of lodgepole pines. Forestry experts say the mountain pine beetle epidemic is over, but the spruce beetle is continuing to damage trees in Colorado.
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