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Northeastern Oregon bark beetle control project 1910-11.Author(s): H.E. Burke
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-249. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 55 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThis history, from the memoirs of the entomologist in charge, describes the first large-scale cooperative bark beetle control project funded by Congress in the Western United States. It describes relations between the Forest Service, Bureau of Entomology, and private timber owners, how the project was organized and conducted, and results of the control measures. The editor provides information and interpretations from additional sources and human interest background on participants of this pioneering forest insect control project.
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CitationBurke, H.E. 1990. Northeastern Oregon bark beetle control project 1910-11. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-249. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 55 p
Keywordsforest entomology, history, bark beetle, lodgepole pine, ponderosa pine
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