Rain Delays Bitterroot National Forest Beetle Spraying
Spraying plans to combat the Mountain Pine Beetle in some Bitterroot National Forest recreation sites have been delayed, due to rainy conditions.
A slow moving cold front has spread rain throughout the Bitterroot Valley Wednesday and weather is expected to be "unsettled" through the…
Big Hole Campgrounds to Be Sprayed for Beetles
The threat of the Mountain Pine Beetle is real.
Trying to get ahead of the forest-killing insect, the Bureau of Land Management will temporarily close three camping areas in the Big Hole so the pesticide Carbaryl can be sprayed on the trees...
It Makes Scents !
The mountain pine beetle has been devastating Montana forests in the last couple of years. The Bitterroot National Forest is planning to spray the insecticide Carbaryl in popular areas to protect trees from the tree-killing pest.
In the Lake Como and Bass Creek Recreation areas Carbaryl will be…