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Ruckelshaus Institute

Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

Forest Dynamics and Management During Bark Beetle Epidemic Recovery

Our Future Forests

Ecological dynamics, bark beetles, and forest recovery and restoration

Attend one of these open house meetings to hear from experts about the past, present, and future state of our forests, and meet your local forest managers in person.

The University of Wyoming Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources and the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests invite you to a series of speaker presentations and open houses to learn about ways our local forests in southeast Wyoming and northern Colorado are responding to the recent bark beetle outbreak.

These informal meetings are open to the public and are meant to answer questions about changes and recovery in our local forests. Each open house will begin with presentations from regional experts on forest ecology, the bark beetle outbreak, and management responses. Following the presentations, the public will be able to speak individually with forest managers and ask questions about tools being applied to help accelerate forest restoration and other management decisions. View the flyer on our upcoming events page.

Laramie, WY

Thursday, May 23, 6-8 p.m.
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
Corner of 10th St and Lewis St, University of Wyoming campus View a map

Steamboat, CO

Tuesday, May 28, 6-8 p.m.
Bud Werner Memorial Library
1289 Lincoln Ave View a map

Saratoga, WY

Thursday, May 30, 6-8 p.m.
Platte Valley Community Center
210 W Elm Ave View a map
Ruckelshaus Institute, a division of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests
The Ruckelshaus Institute, a division of the University of
Wyoming Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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