Home Owners

Learn about beetles with the County's Bark Beetle Field Guide. An excellent introduction to the Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB).

Three easy steps for managing MPB, from the Colorado State Forest Service: Click here.

Find out how to protect your trees with spray (and find recommended contractors) or Verbenone (Application instructions;  AgBio fact sheet)

Handling infested trees and wood -- Cutting and pruning guidelines and using beetle-kill wood for firewood

Much more detailed reading on bark beetles -- MPB, ips beetle, Douglas Fir beetle, and more

One untreated MPB beetle-infested tree will infest over 250 more trees in 4 years.
Don't let this happen on your property!