Pine Beetles have become a major concern. Out of control populations have impacted forests. Friends of 2 Rivers hosted a Sustainable Living meeting on the topic and published related articles.
Beetlemania Life Cycle of the Pine Beetle, July 23, 2009
Pine Beetle Infestation A discussion of Eric Norris' presentatation, April 19, 2010
Controlling Pine Beetles on the Home Place Gary Matson describes beetle control on his property, May 27, 2010
Verbenone Patches Used to Foil Beetles Gary Matson describes how he used Verbenone patches on his Ponderosa, July 8, 2010
Beetle Report: After Verbenone Use Gary Matson reports on efficacy of Verbenone to repel pine beetles, August 18, 2010