Mountain beetle threatens Minnesota's pine forests

December 8, 2014

[12/8/2014] The State Department of Agriculture is proposing a Quarantine that would ban freshly cut logs from states infested with the mountain pine beetle from entering Minnesota, in the hopes of preventing an infestation. Dr. Brian Aukema was interviewed by Minnesota Public Radio News to explain why and how this invasion could still happen, even with the proposed quarantine in effect. Read the full article, and take a look at some of the photos by Derek Rosenberger!