Black Hills, SD Beetle Kill

July 29, 2013 – Rapid City , SD

Pictures we took on an excursion through the Black Hills. Red trees indicate attacks that occurred last year, 2012


Forestry officials in the area have conducted extensive spraying operations the past few years to protect high-profile trees in and around Rushmore and other tourist destinations.


Trees close to state highways will from a falling hazard and should keep removal crews busy for quite some time.