Forest Service takes to trails in beetle aftermath

Dead and dying pine trees in Summit County are the result of bark beetle infestations. These trees need to be removed to prevent wildfires.



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Dead and dying pine trees in Summit County are the result of bark beetle infestations. These trees need to be removed to prevent wildfires.

That favorite trail, jeep road or campground you visit in Colorado’s high country soon may take on a starkly different look. The bark beetle has done more than turn some 3.5 million…




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