Pine beetle deforestationBeetle Events

WWA Events conducted as part of the Forests, Climate, and Change project:

Utah Bark Beetles and Watersheds Workshop: Impacts on the Hydrologic Cycle and Water Quality: What have we learned?
December 1, 2011 - Salt Lake City, UT

This workshop was convened by the Western Water Assessment and the US Forest Service Intermountain Region and Rocky Mountain Research Station to explore the water-related impacts of bark beetle infestations in Utah and the Rocky Mountain West.
Workshop web page with links to Presentations


MPB Science Symposium: Impacts on the Hydrologic Cycle and Water Quality
- What Have We Learned?
April 25, 2011 - Boulder, CO
This WWA-sponsored symposium presented the findings from over a dozen MPB-water projects from researchers at CU, CSU, University of Wyoming, University of Idaho, CO School of Mines, University of Arizona, USFS, USGS, and NCAR.
Symposium web page with links to Abstracts, Presentations, Agenda, and Participant List


MPB Science Symposium: Impacts on the Hydrologic Cycle and Water Quality

April 8, 2010 - Boulder, CO
This WWA-sponsored symposium presented the findings from a dozen MPB-water projects from researchers at CU, CSU, CO School of Mines, University of Arizona, USFS, USGS, and NCAR.
Symposium web page with links to Abstracts, Presentations, Agenda, and Participant List


Making Connections: Pine Beetles, Water, Climate, Fire, and the Future Forest

December 7, 2009 - Boulder, CO

This meeting, sponsored by the WWA and the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, involved 40 participants from the research community (NOAA, CU, CSU, USFS, USGS) and stakeholders, including water managers, forest managers, and other decisionmakers from Colorado and Wyoming. The meeting centered on four panel discussions.

Meeting materials:

Powerpoint slides for meeting introduction and panel introductions (PDF)

Meeting Notes (DOC)

 

Other Events:

MPB Science Symposium: Key questions and current research in the southern Rockies
December 11, 2009 - Fort Collins, CO
This CSU-sponsored symposium presented research results from a dozen projects focused on the impacts of the MPB infestation on forest ecosystems.