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Some find art in wood killed by beetles

by Beetle Blog April 26, 2011 April 26, 2011

Some have thought about the beetle-kill epidemic in a different light — many even turning it into a profit. Artisan communities in the Intermountain West …

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How to best manage pine beetle’s legacy of dead trees

by Beetle Blog April 12, 2011 April 12, 2011

While recent data may suggest that the current pine beetle epidemic could be winding down, the pine beetle’s legacy — a trademark, rust-red landscape — …

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Beetle epidemic may impact society more than forests themselves

by Beetle Blog March 29, 2011 March 29, 2011

What we do know is there are foresters who say that by removing beetle-killed lodgepole pine, for instance, we can make way for a diversity …

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Logging adapts to beetle epidemic

by Beetle Blog March 15, 2011 March 15, 2011

Logging adapts to beetle epidemic
By Quinn Lance
Everyone has been affected by the mountain pine beetle epidemic, regardless of whether he or she is aware of …

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Cold snap no challenge to bark beetle

by Beetle Blog February 22, 2011 February 22, 2011

I began to think, if temperatures as low as 39 degrees below zero Fahrenheit do not have to the potential to kill the mountain pine …