pine beetles

Beetles Hitting Fewer Shoshone Forest Trees
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — The pine beetle infestation in Shoshone National Forest appears to be subsiding. Forest timber program manager Randy Spiering says the beetles may be running out of host trees and a freeze in October 2010 killed many beetles before they could protect themselves from the co…
Double Trouble From Colorado Pine Beetles
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — University of Colorado researchers say mountain pine beetles that are devastating forests across the West are now breeding twice in some years. Researchers say the beetles usually lay their eggs in late July or August. The larvae then burrow deeper into the bark, where t…