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Pine Engraver Beetles Poised For Attack During Drought

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Over the last decade Mountain Pine Beetles have changed the landscape of the Black Hills—they’ve killed thousands of acres of trees.
 
But they aren’t the only beetle that likes to attack ponderosa pines.  Officials warn this year the conditions are ripe for an increase in the Ips beetle also known as the Pine Engraver Beetle. 

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