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2008-09-13 00:00:15

Utah researchers said bark beetles are destroying spruce trees in the Dixie National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service's Bark Beetle Technical Working Group said the bark beetle is an "agent of change" in conifer forests in the Rocky Mountain region, the Deseret Morning News reported this week.

2008-09-08 09:00:24

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News A vicious cycle is brewing in Utah: Bark beetles are killing a lot of trees in the state. Dead trees are fuel for wildfires, which experts say contributes to global warming. And climate change is now being blamed for an increased population of bark beetles.

2008-08-24 12:00:22

With wanton disregard for public resources, a few "uncaring" and selfish people have done great damage to historic national forest guard stations and trails resources on the Dixie National Forest.

2008-06-25 09:02:49

ESCALANTE, Garfield County -- A road has reopened and forest specialists have started restoring the ecosystem in the wake of the season's first wildfire near here.

2008-06-24 09:02:46

ESCALANTE, Garfield County -- A road has reopened and forest specialists have started restoring the ecosystem in the wake of the season's first wildfire near here.


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Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

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