Even people who live far away from forests may be affected by the bark beetle outbreak. Especially if, like the residents of Cheyenne, Wyoming, they rely on an important resource--drinking water--that comes from the forest. 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.