January 2015 Trivia Answer & Winners

Dennis Thompson ('98), Loren Danson ('95), Jeff Moon ('87), Mary Varney ('97), and Beth Berlin were the first five people to correctly answer the question!

Congratulations to Jeff Moon ('87), whose name was randomly selected from the pool of correct answers to win this month's trivia prize!

January trivia question:
The MN Department of Agriculture is proposing a quarantine on freshly cut logs from certain states in an effort to halt the progress of which invasive species?

Answer:
Mountain Pine Beetle

As of January 1, 2015, the MN DNR has initiated a quarantine in an effort to keep the tiny invasive species out of the state. The quarantine limits the import of freshly cut pine wood with the bark still on from the 13 states with mountain pine beetle.

Mountain beetle threatens Minnesota's pine forests
Mountain Pine Beetle - External Quarantine