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The Kenai experience: communities and forest health.Author(s): Valerie Rapp
Source: Science Update 10. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 12 p
Publication Series: Science Update
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionOver the last 15 years, spruce bark beetles have killed huge numbers of spruce trees, the dominant conifer across south-central Alaska. From 80 to 90 percent of the trees are dead in large areas on the Kenai Peninsula. The consequences of the spruce bark beetle outbreak will continue for years.
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CitationRapp, Valerie. 2005. The Kenai experience: communities and forest health. Science Update 10. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 12 p
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