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Bark Beetles Invade Fairgrounds

A grove of trees at the Nevada County Fairgrounds has been infested with bark beetles, and because of that, they are going to be removed. Fairgrounds Chief Executive Officer Rea Callender says getting rid of the trees is the best way to go…

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There are about 40 of the trees that will be removed, and work is scheduled to begin today and last through the end of the week. Callender says the trees look healthy, but they’re not…

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Callender says they’ve also removed about 30 other trees in that same area, and are looking for a combination of grants and private donations as part of a reforestation plan. All of the infested trees have been in the back part of the grounds. He says the trees on the main grounds have been tested, and are fine.

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