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Drought impacts to evergreen trees

December 9, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

Many evergreen trees (pine, pinyon, and spruce) are currently exhibiting decreased vigor, twig dieback, and needle browning or needle drop. The primary cause of these conditions is prolonged drought. Dry air, low precipitation, low soil […]

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Conservation Corner: Forest Health and Pine Beetles

November 26, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

CSU-Extension states: “Mountain Pine Beetles (MPB), Dendroctonus ponderosae, are the most important insect pest to Colorado’s pine forests.” They can have devastating effects on whole systems. Unfortunately, there are currently millions of dead trees across […]

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Conservation Corner

Notes on Colorado Water Law Water is the lifeblood of our White River Community and is especially necessary in agriculture production. Do you know the basis for Colorado water law and why you hear the […]