College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

Pine Bark Beetles

If you had plans to visit the Crystal Lake recreation area in the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest this week, you should change them. Officials closed the area Tuesday to spray insecticide on pine trees to protect them from a tree-colonizing beetle.

The closure is set to end Sunday.

Link to original article & audioInsecticide Spraying Of Trees Shuts Down Crystal Lake Recreation Area

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