Pinyon Pine

Dying Southwest Trees Causing Erosion and Water Loss

In another Science Daily article, new research indicates that a combination of drought and mountain pine beetle attacks are the primary forces that have killed more than 2.5 million acres of


June 27, 2012--Dying trees in southwest set stage for erosion, water loss in Colorado River (Science Daily)

New research concludes that a one-two punch of drought and mountain pine beetle attacks are the primary forces that have killed more than 2.5 million acres of pinyon pine and juniper trees in the American Southwest during the past 15 years, setting the stage for further ecological disruption.


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