Archive for October, 2005


Salt Creek tiger beetle goes on endangered list

Published on October 10, 2005

Sioux City Journal October 10, 2005 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The rarest insect in Nebraska is now on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered species list. The Salt Creek tiger beetle, found in the salt wetlands of eastern Nebraska, has been in decline since 1991, the service said Thursday in a news release from Read more …


Battling beetles badly

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Missoula Independent by Jessie McQuillan October 10, 2005 Logging can’t control bark beetle outbreaks in forests, especially once an epidemic is underway, according to a report released Oct. 5 and hailed by former Forest Service Chief Mike Dombeck as “the most useful publication on the topic of forests and forest pests that I have seen.” Read more …


Report: Logging Not Effective Against Bark Beetles

Published on October 6, 2005

MONTE VISTA, Colorado, October 6, 2005 (ENS) – A conservation group Wednesday published research showing that there is no evidence that logging can control bark beetles or forest defoliators once an outbreak has started. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation released an 88-page research compilation that the group says casts doubt on a logging project Read more …


Beetle-ravaged pine trees create piles of problems

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By Steve Lipsher Denver Post Staff Writer Article Launched: 10/06/2005 01:00:00 AM Winter Park – Trying to combat the mountain-pine beetle that has ravaged forests throughout the mountains, Priscilla Ledbury cut down 130 dying lodgepole pines surrounding her Silverthorne home. Her heartache over that decision has since turned to exasperation. “Now the problem is to Read more …