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Pine Bark Beetles


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A tiny beetle which has devastated entire forests in western North America has returned with a vengeance to Oregon. See how the mountain pine beetle is being dealt with. Colorado’s mature lodge pole pine forests have been decimated, see how Oregon foresters hope to avoid the same fate.

First Broadcast: 2008
Producer: Vince Patton
Videographer/Editor: Todd Sonflieth
Video courtesy of: KCNC-TV/CBS-4 Denver, University of Northern British Columbia

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Hut to Hut Biking; Pine Bark Beetles; Stream Temperature (2009)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2009
Original Broadcast: February 5, 2009