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Black Hills Gets Big Grant For Pine Beetle Fight

The USDA announced an additional $1.5 million in funding for the Black Hills National Forest to combat pine beetle infestation as part of the approximately $2.6 million given by the National Forest Service.

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Study: Healthy Trees Cut in Effort to Fight Beetle

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Reports indicate that earlier efforts to control mountain pine beetles in the Black Hills might have killed more healthy trees than diseased trees in some areas.

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Sprayed Trees Being Attacked by Pine Beetles

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Agriculture says landowners who had their pine trees sprayed this year to protect them from mountain pine beetles have noted that trees are still getting lost.

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Landowners Can Apply for Help with Pine Beetles

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Agriculture will begin taking applications next week from landowners who want help in identifying trees infested by mountain pine beetles.

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Forester Says Tall Trees in Black Hills in Danger

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A private forester from Deadwood says what might be the tallest two Ponderosa pine trees in the Black Hills are in danger because they're surrounded by trees that are heavily infested with mountain pine beetles.

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Custer-area Rancher Seeks to Expand Beetle Project

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Jim Hughes says he knows how to beat the mountain pine beetles on his Black Hills property and has been doing it for years.

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Deadline to Use Technique for Pine Beetle Nears

PIERRE - The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is reminding citizens that the deadline to kill mountain pine beetles through the cut and chunk method is March 1.

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Black Hills Ski Area Copes with Wintertime Logging

LEAD - Wintertime logging being done to fight mountain pine beetles has led to the closure of eight miles of groomed cross country skiing trails in western South Dakota's Black Hills.

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Pennington County Targets Pine Beetle Trees

RAPID CITY - Pennington County is expanding its focus in the fight to suppress the mountain pine beetle despite a large budget shortfall.

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National Group Gives Award to South Dakota Pine Beetle Fight

An organization representing state governments across the nation has given an award to South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan to fight the mountain pine beetle infestation in the Black Hills.

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