Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Axylophagous beetle, as Hylesinus or Hylurgus piniperda, destructive to pines.

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Examples

  • "If there's a major fire from the pine-beetle infestation, all of us are going to be understaffed," said Jamey Bumgarner, the fire chief for the community of Larkspur, in the foothills south of Denver.

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  • The pine-beetle infestation is also a management issue, in that case forest fire suppression, also mis-represented as climate effects.

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  • NDP forestry critic Bill Routley said the government effort was overdue given the duration of the pine-beetle crisis.

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  • Considering the marketing of blue-tinged pine-beetle wood, you might say the story was torn from today's headlines.

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  • "Our roadless areas will get stronger protections, and we will get the targeted flexibility we need to address Colorado's unique circumstances, such as the pine-beetle epidemic, the ski industry and Western Slope coal mines."

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  • The Home of the Future is constructed from two recycled steel shipping containers and also features other environmental-living elements, including vertical gardens on the exterior walls, high efficiency windows, solar panels, recycled pine-beetle wood, and energy-efficient LED and compact fluorescent lighting.

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  • Udall stood on a thick carpet of felled lodgepole pines and got an update from Cutts, Gibbs and the Dillon Ranger District's Paul Semmer on local efforts to address the slow-moving pine-beetle crisis.

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  • Udall said he's working with other senators in the West, as well as state legislators, to help get a louder voice behind the pine-beetle issue.

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  • As Wettstein asked the group if they'd heard the tree that just fell in the forest, Udall underscored the ongoing nature of the West's pine-beetle battle and the quest for funds to combat it.

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  • Ottawa's contribution to pine-beetle salvage in First Nations communities would be a little over two per cent of the budget for the Games.

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