The Pine Beetle And Forest Fires

The Pine Beetle And Forest Fires. By Brodie Farquhar.

The relationship between dead lodgepole pine and forest fires is not straight forward.






  1. Jim Avatar

    On a related note. Did it get cold enough this year to kill off some pine beetles?


Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University. He was a Western Watersheds Project Board Member off and on for many years, and was also its President for several years. For a long time he produced Ralph Maughan’s Wolf Report. He was a founder of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He and Jackie Johnson Maughan wrote three editions of “Hiking Idaho.” He also wrote “Beyond the Tetons” and “Backpacking Wyoming’s Teton and Washakie Wilderness.” He created and is the administrator of The Wildlife News.

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