Pine Beetle Infestation (image) University of Colorado at Boulder Share Print E-Mail Caption The mountain pine beetle infestation decimating the high country in Colorado and the West may trigger earlier snowmelt and increased water yields, says a new CU-Boulder study. Tevis Blom, shown here taking a hemispheric photo of a tree canopy, was one of four undergraduates who participated in the study. Credit Evan Pugh, University of Colorado Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.