lodgepole lodgepole  /ˈlɑdʒ ˌpoʊl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares

Usage(s):

  1. Among the prime examples are the lodgepole pine forests that occupy higher elevations across the mountain West.
  2. Among the prime examples are the lodgepole pine forests that occupy higher elevations across the mountain West.
  3. The lodgepole pine, for example, which grows up to 4,000 feet below the whitebark, has a remarkable defense, emitting bursts of sticky pitch to thwart the beetle's movements.

News

  • Forest Service grants help design biofuel energy projects

    Grant program has helped pay for forest wildfire fuel reduction projects By Summit Voice FRISCO — For all its dead lodgepole pines, Colorado was shut out of the latest round of grants awarded by the U.S. Forest Service for wood-to-energy projects, touted as a way to expand regional economies and create new jobs. U.S. Forest […]
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Summit County Citizens Voice

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