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Research survey does not support logging as beetle outbreak remedy

Bark beetle
Photo courtesy of Peter Kolb, MSU Extension Forestry

Bark beetles, such as this one near Helena, have caused widespread damage in Montana and throughout the Rockies in the past decade.


Logging does not appear to prevent pine-beetle outbreaks, so policy makers should stop making such claims, according to a University of Montana researcher.

Diana Six, a University of Montana pine-beetle biologist, and two University of California-Berkeley policy experts published a review of the scientific evidence to date on whether forest manipulation is effective at preventing pine-beetle outbreaks. The answer is generally “No.”

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