Canadian Forest Service Publications
Thinking strategically to outsmart the mountain pine beetle. 2007. Régnière, J. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Quebec, Quebec. Branching out Number 38. 2 p.
Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 28134
Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)
Availability: PDF (download)
The mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) has been wreaking havoc in the forests of British Columbia since the mid-1990s. Millions of hectares of pine forests have come under attack in that province and the outbreak is now spreading into Alberta. Does this insect pose a serious threat to the forests of eastern Canada?
Also available under the title:
Le dendroctone du pin : penser stratégie. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 38. (French)