La Veta Field Office – Insects & Diseases
Insects and diseases can pose serious threats to a forest’s health. Our foresters monitor insect and disease activity and trends, and respond to emerging threats to our communities’ forests.La Veta Field Office. Foresters are available for site visits to look at specific insect or disease concerns on your property.
- Aspen and Popular Leaf Spots (203 KB PDF)
- Cytospora Canker (87 KB PDF)
- Poplar Borer (115 KB PDF)
- Oystershell Scale (78 KB PDF)
- Aspen Scale (305 KB PDF)
- Sudden Aspen Decline (2.3 MB PDF)
- Common Piñon Pine Pests Fact Sheet (297 KB PDF)
The 2020 Report on the Health of Colorado’s Forests (7 MB PDF) provides an overview of insect and disease conditions in all of the state’s forests.
2020 Insect & Disease Activity in Colorado Forests
Forest Insect & Disease Aerial Survey
CSFS Forest Entomologist Dr. Dan West has produced an Esri Story Map for the 2020 Forest Health Report, which tells the story of how data was collected to compile the report, and offers users an interactive way to find out about forest conditions in their area.
Use your cursor to zoom in/out and navigate around the map to display Huerfano and Las Animas county information.