Breckenridge Family Churns Beetles into Business

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5min 23sec

Pine beetles have destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of forests in north-central Colorado. Government agencies, ski resorts and homeowners are cutting down the dead and dying trees. The Dayton family of Breckenridge saw an opportunity. They started a business to take advantage of all the available wood and turn infected trees into logs for homebuilding. Ryan Warner talks to Therese Dayton.