Climbers and others who pursue outdoor recreation are seeing big changes to their favorite places as bark beetles transform our forests. The U.S. Forest Service strives to keep recreation areas safe and open in the face of these changes. 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.