Various beetles are moving up in elevation from Hinsdale and Saguache Counties and into the forests of Gunnison County.
Beetles eat trees. The trees die. Listen to this story and learn about impacts dead trees and (termporarily) disappearing forests can have.
Local news airs at 7:59 AM, 12:06 & 6:30 PM and at KBUT.org.
(Beetle infestation map courtesy of Colorado State Forest Service)