Across the West, high-elevation forests are dying at an alarming rate. These forests’ five-needle pines, which are critical to sustaining vast and essential ecosystems, are witnessing an unprecedented level of threats. If we do not act now, this iconic landscape may never recover. American Forests is working collaboratively to prevent irreversible damage to these endangered western forests. And you can help.
How are the unprecedented outbreak of mountain pine beetles and climate change connected? Dr. Diana Six delves into the connection in our web-exclusive article Mountain Pine Beetle Expansion in the West.