Archive for July, 2009

Life is Short….

Posted by mike on July 16th, 2009 under ???, Current Events, Karma, Skiing  •  Comments Off on Life is Short….

One of the nicest guys I learned to paraglide with passed away in a motorcycle accident today. Rest in Peace Svein…you were a hell of a nice guy. Boy life is short.

Colorado Pine Beetle

Posted by mike on July 14th, 2009 under Current Events  •  Comments Off on Colorado Pine Beetle

The brown trees in the above pictures were caused by the pine beetle…. The beetles kill the trees by boring through the bark into the phloem layer on which they feed and in which eggs are laid. Pioneer female beetles initiate attacks, and produce pheromones which attract other beetles and results in mass attack. The […]