Ryan Bracewell, explains the impact the pine beetles have on our ecosystem. Trip participants met at the Montana Natural History Center and took a bus up to the Lubrecht Experimental Forest owned by the University of Montana. Photographer Scott Ranf and reporter Faith Cronin rode up with other beetle enthusiasts and experts to learn a little more about the little bug that's causing huge problems. For more general information about the Mountain Pine Bark Beetle click here. and be sure to stay tuned to part 2 with our developing story.