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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-04-09 12:00 PM
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11. Did you at least lunch on some beetles?
Just to sorta get back at 'em, haha. :P

Terrible though. :( My hiking grounds (Old Coach Road, Rampart Range Road, Helen Hunt Falls, the whole Pikes Peak National Forest, etc) are fortunately untouched by these changes. For now.
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  -Fall colors fade in U.S. West as aspen trees die Barrett808  Sep-03-09 07:25 PM   #0 
  - When we lived in Santa Fe,  Tangerine LaBamba   Sep-03-09 07:43 PM   #1 
  - I love the sound of...  Fotoware58   Sep-04-09 01:46 PM   #17 
  - Sadly...  Fotoware58   Sep-03-09 07:53 PM   #2 
  - Or....  Fotoware58   Sep-04-09 11:01 AM   #3 
  - I wasn't aware of this conifer encroachment upon aspens. Have a preferred link that discusses this?  joshcryer   Sep-04-09 11:07 AM   #5 
     - My observations...  Fotoware58   Sep-04-09 11:22 AM   #8 
        - I don't think any amount of active forestry will save them from climate change.  phantom power   Sep-04-09 11:33 AM   #9 
           - Sooo  Fotoware58   Sep-04-09 12:15 PM   #13 
              - Well, no. I'm not saying "doing nothing" will save the aspens...  phantom power   Sep-04-09 12:23 PM   #14 
                 - OK  Fotoware58   Sep-04-09 12:45 PM   #15 
                    - I agree we ought to try.  phantom power   Sep-04-09 12:59 PM   #16 
  - Last winter was the warmest I ever experienced here in Colorado.  joshcryer   Sep-04-09 11:04 AM   #4 
  - There's a Scooter Libby joke here somewhere  corkhead   Sep-04-09 11:08 AM   #6 
  - The aspen trees are dying. They are tied together by their roots.  The Backlash Cometh   Sep-04-09 11:13 AM   #7 
  - photos from my backpacking trip in the dead tree forest (RMNP)  BrightKnight   Sep-04-09 11:54 AM   #10 
  - Did you at least lunch on some beetles?  joshcryer   Sep-04-09 12:00 PM   #11 
  - Sadly...  Fotoware58   Sep-04-09 12:11 PM   #12 
  - Historically, forests and grasslands have alternated  bhikkhu   Sep-05-09 01:48 PM   #18 

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