County

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 […]

County

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 […]

Features

(Fish) Shocking

November 13, 2018 Special to the Herald Times 0

MEEKER | The moment “fish shocking” is mentioned, ears perk up, and you have the full attention of young and impressionable 12-year-olds. The Highland Ditch fish salvage has been taking place since 2010 or 2011. […]

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