Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
See Larger Image

About this Image

Title Southern Pine Bark Beetle
Title Note Surveying trees
Date February 7, 1974
Description Photograph shows workers surveying for damage from the Southern Pine Bark Beetle among trees near mile post 388.84 in section 2R of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert G. Bruce on February 7, 1974.
Commentary Much of the scenery on this section underwent devastation from pests like the Southern Pine Bark Beetle which left unsightly views along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 388
Parkway Milepost: 388.0
Latitude: 35.525112
Longitude: -82.517278
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Forest conservation
Southern pine beetle
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway