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Lodgepole Pine

Pine Beetle-Killed Trees Pose Danger To Campgrounds

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When a beetle-killed tree falls in the woods and nobody is there, federal foresters barely flinch. But when millions fall -- an estimated 100,000 e...

CSU Testing Biofuel From Pine Beetle Killed Trees

The Denver Post | Mark Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's not exactly turning a sow's ear into a silk purse, but Cobalt Technologies Inc. is aiming to transform pine-bark-beetle-killed lodgepole pines in...

Forest Fire Report: Warmer Temperatures, Drought Affect Forest Fire Risk

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new report by four forest ecologists says climate rather than beetles is the main cause of forest fire risk, and that risk is best addressed by crea...

Lodgepole Pines To Be Converted To Electricity, Ethanol

Rawlins Daily Times | Bridget Manley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Take a trip to the Medicine Bow National Forest and you're likely to see red. A lot of it. About 90 percent of mature lodgepole pines in the Med...

Aspen Trees Dying Off; Scientists Still Don't Have Definitive Reason

Wall Street Journal | Stephanie Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- This should be the golden season across the West, when aspen paint hillsides in shades of fall. But a mysterious ailment -- or perhaps a co...