CSU’s Sibold studies beetle outbreaks’ impact on wildfires

As appearing in the Coloradoan | 09.19.14 Question: Describe your typical day. Answer: When I am on campus, my days are filled with a variety of activities. Most days include some teaching, either a class or research techniques in my lab, class preparation and grading, and lots of interaction with undergraduate and graduate students. My days […]

Does beetle kill increase the risk of Wildfires?

As appearing in Rocky Mountain Wild | 04.16.13 Dr. Jason Sibold from Colorado State University gave testimony before Congress about what more and more scientific studies are telling us about forest fires:  that mountain pine beetle outbreaks do not necessarily increase the risk of wildfires. Despite what some politicians and land managers may be saying, […]