Contact Us

Rangers: Beware Of Falling Trees In Southern Wyo.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says people headed into national forests in southern Wyoming and northern Colorado should be on the lookout for falling trees.

Strong wind has toppled numerous trees in the Medicine Bow and Routt national forests over the past week.

Millions of trees have been killed by an epidemic of mountain pine beetles. Those trees are at increased risk of falling over.

Forest rangers say people who are in the woods snowmobiling or out looking for Christmas trees should avoid dense patches of dead trees. They should change their plans if the forecast calls for strong wind and head to a clearing if winds pick up.

Forest officials also recommend bringing an ax or chain saw to clear any trees that fall and block the way.

More News from K2 Radio

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k2radio.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!