BARK BEETLES
& DEAD TREES

BARK BEETLES IN THE NEWS

Read the latest news articles on the tree mortality and bark beetle epidemic in California.
 
Date Outlet Article Title
06/23/2016 CAL FIRE Officials announce over 66 million trees dead in California
03/03/2016 Union Democrat Work will soon start on tree removal in Tuolumne County
03/01/16 ABC 7 KRCR CAL FIRE: Bark beetle infestation in beginning stages
2/25/2016 The Union – Grassvalley Ongoing drought increases bark beetles population in Nevada County, experts say
2/23/2016 Huffington Post How Increased Drought Threatens Most U.S Forests and Households
2/16/2016 Water Deeply Drought’s Alarming Toll on California’s Forests
2/10/2016 ABC 30 KFSN Dead Trees From Bark Beetles Cause Fire Hazard in Sierras
2/8/2016 YubaNet.com Tree Mortality Public Meeting in Foresthill on Feb. 17
2/8/2016 Capital Public Radio California to Remove Dead Trees in Sierra for Fire Safety
2/2/2016 CBS 13 Arborists Warn Rain, Wind Exposing Dangers of Dying Trees in California Drought
2/2/2016 Union Democrat Caltrans tree work underway along Highway 108 cooridor
2/1/2016 CAL FIRE CAL FIRE Awards Fire Prevention Grants in High Tree Mortality Areas
2/1/2016 Sierra Sun Times CAL FIRE Awards Fire Prevnetion Grants in High Tree Mortality Areas Including Madera, Mariposa, and Tuolumne Counites
1/25/2016 Counsel & Heal California Drought Threatens 1 Billion Trees
1/21/2016 Natural Resources Conservation Service California Federal Funding Available to Address Tree Mortality on Private Forestlands
1/21/2016 Union Democrat Tree mortality surveys planned in Tuolumne County
1/21/2016 Auburn Journal PG&E cleanup along Wise Canal nearly completed
1/20/2016 CBS 8 New solution to prevent bark beetles from killing pines at Torrey Pines
1/3/2016 Lake County News Tens of millions of trees in danger from California drought
12/30/2015 Visalia Times-Delta 29 Million Trees Dead
12/17/2015 Amador Ledger Dispatch Dead tree removal permitting exemption extended
12/09/2015 Sierra Star Treefall continues in Bass Lake area
12/09/2015 KCRA Officials: Tree killed by drought at risk of falling
12/03/2015 The Fresno Bee Don’t expect a brawny El Nino to bust San Joaquin Valley’s historic drought
11/11/2015 Kern Golden Empire Dire drought conditions threaten ancient trees in Kern County forests
11/06/2015 KPBS Chula Vista, San Diego Park Get Trees From CAL FIRE Program
11/03/2015 KGTV ABC 10 Bark Beetles invade Balboa Park Trees
10/31/2015 New York Times California Seeks Federal Aid as Bark Beetles Destroy Trees
10/30/2015 ABC 30 Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency Over Dying Trees in California Forests
10/30/2015 KPBS Brown Asks Frederal Government for Helo in Saving California Trees
10/21/2015 The Cambrian Cambria to benefit from $498,000 greenhouse gas grant
10/20/2015 The Fresno Bee U.S Forest Service closes Trail of 100 Giants over worries about falling trees
10/07/2015 Union Democrat Tuolumne County requests state, fed aid for trees
10/01/2015 Scientific American Big Trees First to Die in Severe Droughts
9/28/2015 Kern Golden Empire The drought is making it easier for Bark Beetles to kill our trees which contributes to fire danger
9/25/2015 Santa Barbara Independent Goldspotted Oak Borer Endangers Oaks
9/14/2015 LA Times Meet the insect that helped fuel Northern California’s Valley fire destruction
8/20/2015 Fox 40 Sacramento PG&E Removes Bark Beetle-Infected Trees
7/30/2015 CBS Sacramento Tiny Bark Beetles Bring Massive Fire Risk In California Forests
7/10/2015 Sacramento Bee Drought, beetles preying on weakened California Trees
7/09/2015 KEYT 3 Drought Taking Toll On Local Trees
6/16/2015 Capital Press Drought-empowered bug infestations killing trees in Sierra
6/13/2015 The Sun – Environment Bark beetles pose greater fire danger in fourth year of California drought
05/15/2015 USA Today Dying California trees raise wildfire risk
2015 Letter From the Governor Information Letter for 1038(k) Exemption