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Resourceful Design: Pine Felled by Beetle Lives on in Science Center

A D+D Online Feature published June 15, 2011

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by Jill M. Speegle

Avon, Colo.—known as the “Heart of the Valley”—offers not just breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountain range; it also serves as the site of a new environmental education center clad in locally harvested pine finished with a custom-blended, low-VOC water-borne wood stain....
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Tagged categories: Exterior coatings; Green building; Wood coatings; Wood stains

Comment from Catherine Brooks, (6/16/2011, 10:46 AM)

What a relief to know someone is being creative with all the beetle-killed pine trees. What would readers suggest as a way to get local saw mills, landscaping companies, architects, builders, etc to get on board with this?

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