Beetles Add New Dynamic to Forest Fire Control Efforts

New York Times - By KIRK JOHNSON - Published: June 27, 2009

The study said that 70 percent of that forest-fringe land was now privately owned in the 11 states west of the Plains States (not counting Alaska or Hawaii), and that partly because of ownership difficulties, only 11 percent of the fire mitigation work had occurred in the places it was needed most. Read more