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What You Should Know about the Spruce Bark Beetle

  • 21 January 2017
What You Should Know about the Spruce Bark Beetle
The blue spruce is the official state tree of Colorado and an important streamside species. Their roots stabilize soil, preventing erosion. Their cones provide food for squirrels and birds, such as nuthatches. Their branches offer shelter and nesting space. However, these towering trees are threatened by a tiny enemy. 
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