top left & right: dead pines near Wells, BC;
bottom left: beetle "galleries" under bark;
bottom right: pitchpockets in dead Lodgepole pine,
near Cariboo Falls, Bowron Lakes Provincial Park
photos by Bill Horne.

map of the epidemic

Recommended reading:
Empire of the Beetle - How Human Folly and a Tiny Bug Are Killing North America's Great Forests
by Andrew Nikiforuk
Claire is mentioned in the chapter on art, along with Annerose Georgeson and Peter von Tiesenhausen.

back to Claire's art

Message from the beetle blog covering art exhibits in Spain, Hungary & Banff, Alberta at International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO) & Spanish Plant Pathology Society conferences.