The mountain pine beetle has transformed our western forests in recent years. Meet this diminutive insect and glimpse its life in the pines. Visit beyondbarkbeetles.org to view the rest of the videos in this ten-part series exploring how bark beetles are changing our forests, and human responses to those changes.

Produced by the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and the University of Wyoming Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources. Filming and editing by Morgan Heim.

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