UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County


Our most recent article, as published in the Around Here magazine:

Western Pine Bark beetle
Western Pine Bark beetle
Fear Not The Beetle…
By Kelly Auville
UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County

Tree mortality is a rising concern throughout California and the finger has been pointed at the dreaded bark beetle. But not all beetles are created equal and cannot be held entirely accountable for the mortality of conifers in the state.

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