Spruce beetle continues to be Colorado’s most damaging forest insect


For the past 15 years, the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS), in partnership with the USDA Forest Service and the Colorado State University Warner College of Natural Resources, has monitored and reported on the health of Colorado’s forests.

The primary tool to measure the forest health is the annual aerial forest health survey, which provides data that forest managers can use to track trends and take action against damaging forest pests.

The full version of this story is available in the print edition and e-edition of the Pagosa Springs SUN. Subscribe today by calling (970)264-2100 or click here.