The dreaded mountain pine beetle is wreaking havoc on northern Front Range forests, according to aerial detection surveys.
Rocky Mountain Climate
Measurements at Niwot Ridge research station west of Boulder indicate changes to Colorado mountain zones are underway.
Confirming widely held fears about the migration of the mountain pine beetle, Alberta scientists found that the mighty insect is moving east in Canadian forests.
DMNS excavation crews arrived at Ziegler Reservoir on Nov. 2 to begin digging for additional fossils and soon uncovered an exceptionally well-preserved Ice Age ecosystem with many Ice Age plants and animals.
NOAA said winter storms are generally not predictable more than several days in advance, meaning powder hounds pay close attention to daily weather reports.