bark beetles

Commentary - August 11th, 2014
3:10 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Word-Play As A Solution To Western Wildfires

The 2014 Western wildfire season got an early start with large fires in Washington and Oregon that left those living in Western Montana gagging on the resulting smoke that seemed to be continuously recycled through our valleys. As the summer progresses, we all have our fingers crossed that our own home-grown wildfires will not re-create the “nuclear winter” of thick smoke blocking out the sun at mid-day that we have had to live through in summers past.

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bark beetle insecticide spraying
2:27 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Beaverhead-Deerlodge NF bark beetles not invited to the picnic

Spraying
Credit Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

As we recently told you, the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest will soon begin applying insecticides in popular recreation areas.

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