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The slow fade of Colorado’s mountain pine beetle is triggering a massive shift in the timber industry

Loggers and sawmills prepare for a downturn in supply of beetle-kill timber 15 years after a surge of pests began their devastating march through 3.3 million acres of Colorado forests.


Coloradans’ increased use of public lands during coronavirus is taking its toll

Land managers and advocates everywhere are taking stock of the ruin


Opinion: Our Capitol Christmas Tree makes me wish for healthy Colorado forests

Opinion Columns

Joe Neguse wants to direct billions to public lands to help Western states recover from coronavirus

The Boulder County Democrat says it’s time to “go big and be bold” with his sweeping 21st Century Conservation Corps for Our Health and Our Jobs Act, which provides economic relief from coronavirus shutdown while investing in overlooked forest management, wildfire mitigation and civilian corps.

Politics and Government

They say we’re not “out of the woods” yet. So let’s appreciate the coronavirus woods.

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Write On, Colorado