If you are trying to get a real Christmas tree in Colorado this year, you may have some difficulty. The tussock moth chewed up many evergreen trees in the spring and the summer, so the tree permits have been reduced this year. An astounding 24,000 acres of trees were affected by the grinch months this year.

 

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Hungry Moths Take Bite Out Of National Forest Christmas Trees

These waves of moth attacks happen every decade or so; a naturally occurring virus usually kills off the insects within a year or two, Banks said. But this year’s outbreak, the largest since the 1990s, has forest managers and property owners at attention.and more »

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