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Mountain Pine Beetle as an urban tree pest

By Bill Ciesla
CSU Master Gardener in Larimer County

Anyone who has recently visited high-elevation lodgepole pine forests in Colorado or southern Wyoming knows they’re in trouble. Entire hillsides of tree crowns have turned a sickly red-brown color and died. The culprit is an insect known as the mountain pine beetle.
For the full article in the Berthoud Recorder, click here.

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