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Time to Take Action Against Pine Bark Beetles
It’s the time of year you should take steps to protect your pine trees. I spent yesterday tacking up pheromone packets to the trees in our yard. They’re to combat the pine bark beetle which should be emerging soon. The DNRC and County Extension Office can help you with more info...
How Controlled Was That Burn
For the second day in a row crews have been conducting controlled burns in the Blue Mtn Recreation Area. The first day (4/10) several spots fires appeared to burn slash piles on the front slopes of the mountain. Today (4/11) a larger fire burned on the backside of the ridge in a bowl area...