Bark Beetles If wildfires don't destroy western forests, then tiny bark beetles may get them. That's the concern of National Forest Service entomologists, who see widespread devastation from bark beetles in forests across the west. Sadie Babits of Arizona Public Radio reports.

Bark Beetles

Bark Beetles

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If wildfires don't destroy western forests, then tiny bark beetles may get them. That's the concern of National Forest Service entomologists, who see widespread devastation from bark beetles in forests across the west. Sadie Babits of Arizona Public Radio reports.