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In an effort to protect high-value trees around various developed recreation sites, the Bridger-Teton National Forest will be contracting with a provider that will apply Carbaryl, an insecticide designed for combating mountain pine beetles, in all of the campgrounds and developed recreation areas on the Forest. Those campgrounds and facilities being treated will be temporarily closed to the public on the day of treatment.  Forest staff will post the areas with information regarding their schedule for spraying.  Among the areas to be treated are Hatchet Campground, the Granite Hot Springs area, New Fork Campground, Willow Guard Station, Boulder Campground and the Big Sandy area.  The area around Jackson Hole Mountain Resort will also be treated this week.

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