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bark beetle insecticide spraying
Wed June 5, 2013
Beaverhead-Deerlodge NF bark beetles not invited to the picnic
As we recently told you, the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest will soon begin applying insecticides in popular recreation areas.
In this feature interview, the Beaverhead-Deerlodge's re-forestation forester, Bruce Schuelke, tells Edward O'Brien the spraying's necessary to protect valuable areas that could be threatened by the mountain pine beetle.