Dead Ponderosas in Jemez, N.M.

Image: Dead Ponderosas in Jemez, N.M.

Detailed Description

Drought and climate change are causing extensive forest dieback in the U.S. West as well as worldwide. These photos show dead ponderosa pines in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico killed by a combination of drought stress and attacks by bark beetles on weakened trees.


Image Dimensions: 1704 x 2272

Location Taken: Jemez, NM, US