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Colorado’s strong 2019 snowpack decreased bark beetle impact on trees

The cold, wet spring followed by warm rains led to fungi germinating on aspen leaves and causing kill spots

A Western Colorado professor’s mosquito book created so much buzz that it brought him to tears

Timothy Winegard’s book, “The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator,” hit the New York Times bestseller list in early August

In a shifting climate for research, Colorado State hosts a museum teeming with bugs — and that’s a good thing

At more than 3.5 million specimens and growing, the collection dates back to the 19th century, and attracts researchers on everything from butterflies to climate change

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.

Changes were made to water flow out of the Glen Canyon Dam. And that led to more bugs in the Colorado River.

The number of adult midges throughout the Grand Canyon rose by 34% on weekends versus weekdays during last year's experiment