Kokopelli Farms owner Brant Harrison points to news articles about combating Japanese beetles in Mesa County. Back in 2003 he led the charge to fight the destructive pest and managed to rally almost every house in Palisade to the cause. (William Woody, Special to the Colorado Sun)

How a small Colorado town fought the Japanese beetle and won

The flying pest feasts on more than 300 types of plants and returns each year in greater numbers. But not in Palisade.

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