Gary Man (WO Forest Health Specialist) inspects Ips bark beetle damage. Catherine Creek Thinning Project. Forest Health tour. Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Washington.
For more about the Catherine Creek thinning/Oregon white oak restoration project see Pages 76-78: ecoshare.info/wp-content/.../05/Oak_Strategy_draft_3-6-13... Devine, W.; Bower, A.; Miller, J.; Aubry, C. 2013. Oregon white oak restoration strategy for National Forest System lands east of the Cascade Range. Olympia, WA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region. 97 p.
Photo by: Ben Smith Date: April 19, 2018
Credit: USDA Forest Service, Region 6, State and Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection, Westside Service Center. Source: Ben Smith collection.