The State Parks and Recreation has temporarily closed part of the campground at Lake Easton State Park while diseased trees are being removed. Utility campsites 1 through 44 are currently closed but are expected to be open the morning of May 25 in time for Memorial Day weekend camping.
Here is the rest of the new release:
Forest health issues have been identified in the park. Native tree pathogens, primarily laminated root rot, have attacked Douglas-fir near the park’s western campground, day-use area and boat launch. The disease, which affects the roots and lower stems of certain tree species, has