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Latest Beetle
Epidemic Maps

Brian E. Howell
Aerial Survey Program Manager
USDA Forest Service

In addition to Bill's weekly reports, you may be interested in our draft maps which display our findings from each year's survey. These are posted to our website within 1-2 weeks of our flying each area.

The survey is still being conducted for 2011 so not all maps are posted yet, but a good deal of Colorado is currently available on the site. After the survey season is complete, the draft data are post-processed and in some cases ground verified, then a final version of these maps is posted in the winter each year.

Follow this link to the USFS Rocky Mountain Region Forest Health Protection webpage: www.fs.usda.gov/goto/r2/fh

From that website click on "View & Download Quad Maps" on the upper-right. Select the year that you are interested in viewing and download the map you are interested in from the map index.

Note: At present links are only active when using the Internet Explorer browser


Brian E. Howell
Aerial Survey Program Manager
Forest Health Protection
Rocky Mountain Region
USDA Forest Service
740 Simms St.
Golden, CO 80401

Thanks Brian


Mark's Newsletter Update

Tree Farmer, Rich Harvey

Saving Colorado's Sawmills &
Supporting Rural Jobs

 Thanks Rich

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