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A small update on wildfire and bark beetles

Sometime last year, I wrote a couple posts about wildfire and/or bark beetles and forest health, so it was really cool to find another article recently explaining how the “devastation” brought by the beetles may actually help prevent more extreme … Continue reading

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Impact of bark beetles on forest health

One of the so-called problems in recent years in many forests in the western United States has been larger “attacks” of various species of bark beetles, which feed on the trees, introducing fungus as they do so that eventually kills … Continue reading

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Wildfire and forests in the American West

I went to a talk last night. It was advertised as being about the importance dead trees; it turned out to be almost entirely about wildfire. This was also very interesting and relevant to my interests, as it relates to … Continue reading

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