Right now the red foliage on mountainsides around the Summit County town of Frisco looks almost seasonal. Except here the trees aren't turning, they're dying, devastated by the pine bark beetle. And since the region has failed to stop the pest's spread, the town is instead celebrating it, with the first ever BeetleFest. KCFR's Megan Verlee attended this past weekend and has more. View images.
Frisco Holds First Annual BeetleFest to Ward Off Pine Pest
May 6, 2010
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