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America’s Forests in Danger

First Choice Industrial Weima DealerAs reported by By Ernest Gurulé at . . . Just when science thinks it has figured out the method and madness of nature, it gets thrown for the proverbial loop. And one of nature’s latest tricks — perhaps, one of its most devious — is occurring right now all across Colorado and the West.

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Pine trees are evergreen, meaning they do not change color with the season. The red-colored trees in the photograph are deceased. (Photo courtesy: Gary Braasch/Word View of Global Warming via

A tiny insect as small as a third of an inch is eating its way through several millions – a handful of generations – of Lodgepole Pines,

a variety of pine that covers much of the country’s western mountains.

Read full story here America’s forests in danger.


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