Spruce Beetle http://www.kunc.org en PHOTOS: Bigger Than Expected Damage Near Red Feather Lakes http://www.kunc.org/post/photos-bigger-expected-damage-near-red-feather-lakes <p>Damage from a severe thunderstorm May 23 near Red Feather Lakes is much more extensive than the previous estimate of just 200 trees down.</p><p> Wed, 28 May 2014 21:37:32 +0000 Jackie Fortier 57107 at http://www.kunc.org PHOTOS: Bigger Than Expected Damage Near Red Feather Lakes USFS Advances Forest Thinning Due To Beetles, Disease http://www.kunc.org/post/usfs-advances-forest-thinning-due-beetles-disease <p>The U.S. Forest Service is accelerating mitigation work on nearly 10 million acres of national forest lands in Colorado that are at higher risk of wildfires due to beetle infestation and disease.</p><p> Mon, 26 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jackie Fortier 56953 at http://www.kunc.org USFS Advances Forest Thinning Due To Beetles, Disease Researchers Tie Spruce Beetle Outbreak To Drought http://www.kunc.org/post/researchers-tie-spruce-beetle-outbreak-drought <p>Temperature alone can&rsquo;t predict a <a href="http://csfs.colostate.edu/pages/spruce-bark-beetle.html">spruce beetle </a>outbreak. That&rsquo;s according to a new study published online in the journal <a href="http://www.esajournals.org/loi/ecol">Ecology</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 19:01:19 +0000 Grace Hood 50636 at http://www.kunc.org Researchers Tie Spruce Beetle Outbreak To Drought