Pine beetle epidemic

Diann Ritschard, public affairs specialist with the National Forest Service, explains the pine beetle epidemic and how it is raising the wildfire threat.

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Along a hillside in the Routt National Forrest's Seedhouse Corridor, splashes of red and gray emerge from a large canvas of green.

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