Is cold wave beetle’s death knell?

Is cold wave beetle’s death knell?

Unfortunately for Weminuche trees, answer probably no
Kent Grant, district forester in Durango for the Colorado State Forest Service, said the spruce bark beetle infestation started a couple of years ago in the Weminuche Wilderness. Here he peels bark off an infested Engelmann spruce in April on Wolf Creek Pass.
This slab of bark from an Engelmann spruce on Wolf Creek Pass harbors the larvae of a spruce bark beetle.

Is cold wave beetle’s death knell?

Kent Grant, district forester in Durango for the Colorado State Forest Service, said the spruce bark beetle infestation started a couple of years ago in the Weminuche Wilderness. Here he peels bark off an infested Engelmann spruce in April on Wolf Creek Pass.
This slab of bark from an Engelmann spruce on Wolf Creek Pass harbors the larvae of a spruce bark beetle.
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