Mountain Pine Beetle

City Tree Spraying Starts Monday
City of Cheyenne Urban Forestry crews will begin spraying Pine and Spruce trees on city maintained property Monday to protect the trees from mountain pine beetles and other pests.
Assistant Urban Forestry Director Randy Overstreet says the spraying will begin at 4am and wrap up around noon...
Survey: Mountain Pine Beetle Decline In Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An aerial survey shows that the mountain pine beetle epidemic declined across Wyoming's forests last year except for the Black Hills area in the northeast part of the state
The U.S. Forest Service and Wyoming State Forestry Division announced the results of the survey…
Mountain Pine Beetle Update
Some of Wyoming's forests, including the Medicine Bow National Forest, are seeing a let up of the Mountain Pine Beetle infestation. Les Koch, Forest Health Specialist with the Wyoming State Forestry Division says the reason the  infestation is declining in some areas is because they have r…
Urban Forestry Urges Tree Protection
The City of Cheyenne Urban Forestry Division is urging residents to take steps to protect their conifer trees from Mountain Pine Beetle and Spruce Bark Pine Beetle infestation this summer. That includes spraying all species of pine trees with a trunk diameter of 1 inch or more between now and the en…
Medicine Bow National Forest Urges Visitor Safety
A spokesman for the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is reminding spring visitors  to take a few precautions when they visit. Larry Sandoval says one big concern is the large number of trees that have been killed by the Mountain Pine Beetle infestation...
Crop Price Increases Expected [AUDIO]
Wyoming hunters are being reminded to be aware of the hazards posed by dead trees, due to the states mountain pine beetle epidemic. Ag Reporter Ahren Broad says the price farmers get for corn and other crops is expected to go up, due to crop damage caused by hurricane Irene. Click past jump to liste…