Beetle kill tree removal near Garnet Ghost Town

The mountain pine beetle has decimated over 4,000,000 acres in the West. Around the Garnet Ghost Town, near Missoula, MT, there was over a 90% mortality rate.

Garnet Ghost Town Ghost woodThanks to the Garnet Preservation Association and Pyramid Lumber Company they have thinned over 300 acres of dead standing trees in order to preserve this historic Ghost Town.

After thinning was complete many new cabins, hand tools, and other mining artifacts were discovered. There will be over 2 miles of new trails built in order to view these newly discovered historic treasures.

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