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Scott Steen – CEO of American Forests

By T.J. Fraser The great John Muir once said, “Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world,” which eloquently encapsulates the hiking experience for many of us. However, in vast areas throughout the nation, the “new world” Muir spoke of is undergoing drastic changes. Climate change, insect infestation, invasive species, disease and deforestation are threatening our natural ... Read More »

Oak Beetles found in New Area of California Mountains

Those of us living in Colorado sure do hate to hear about other types of beetles attacking trees.  The damage caused by the pine bark beetles in Rocky Mountain National Park and other nearby places is heartbreaking. Today we found a story about invasive beetles attacking oak trees in California.  They think the new beetles were transported there by infested ... Read More »