The best friend on earth of man is the tree: when we use the tree respectfully and economically we have one of the greatest resources of the earth.
Feeling up to date on your pine beetle knowledge? Get ready to learn about a new killer, the spruce beetle. The Aspen Business Journal recently published an article that featured many experts in their field discussing the new findings that for the first time spruce beetle kills are greater than pine beetle kills. Experts noticed that longer seasons are allowing the beetle to have two life-cycles per season where historically only one occurred. Warmer temperatures are also allowing the beetle to affect trees at higher elevations.