Fort Lewis to live stream spruce beetle epidemic presentation


By Mitch Davis
Special to The SUN

Fort Lewis College is hosting a San Juan National Forest presentation on the spruce beetle epidemic and its impact on Colorado forests. The event will be held on Tuesday, March 17, at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Vallecito Room at FLC. Everyone is invited to this free event.

The Colorado State Forest Service’s 2014 Report on the Health of Colorado’s Forests cited the spruce beetle as the state’s most widespread insect threat. An estimated 485,000 acres of forest were impacted by the beetle in 2014.

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