Lack of moisture in the White Mountains not only puts the area in danger of fire but stresses the trees. Bark beetles are native to forests and can play important ecological roles. However, when dry conditions last for years, it’s an invitation for the beetles to cause extensive mortality. In the last decade or so, bark beetles have been found in spruce, lodge pole, pinyon-juniper, and ponderosa forests.
The topic of when the developer plans to transfer control of the Association invariably comes up at the Annual meeting. It is understandable that Members want to know when they can take control of the Association. If the subject comes up in the future, Members will be referred back to this post for answers.