Grand County: Where there’s a mill, there’s a way

With all the timber made available by the bark beetle epidemic, obtaining wood hasn’t been a problem for the mills in recent years.

RBC I The smell of fresh-cut pine, the steady sound of heavy machinery and the sight of semi-trailers dropping off regular truckloads of logs are clear indicators that Grand County sawmills are alive and kicking.

Study of value of timber resource

RBC I The White River Conservation District (WRCD) commissioned a forest products literature review to determine the need for research on the percentage of beetle-killed lodgepole pine that would be available for high value cut stock. 

Udall seeks money for mitigation

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is urging federal officials to fund efforts to mitigate the effects of bark beetles in Colorado and other Western states.