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Does fedi have any tips for dealing with pine bark beetles? My neighbor has been cutting down impacted trees-- great on him for caring about forest health but it's the middle of the beetle active season, won't they just infect another tree?

@grumpy around here, we have ash borers, and the municipal solution is cutting down the trees and shredding them. they can't get into more trees if they're chopped to bits.

@grumpy Sometimes it's required by law?

I don't know any other solutions (other than trying to be quick about it) and do some prevention measures (but I don't really know if those still work)

@jollysea that's fair. I should check the local ordinances. I was reading up on some recommendations from the Minnesoda department of forestry. But their definition of a drought year and California's definition are much different heh

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