Canadian Forest Service Publications

Can we still save the butternut from extinction? 2009. DesRochers, P. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Quebec, Quebec. Branching out, No 47. 2 p.

Year: 2009

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 29500

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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Butternut is a tree species that is rapidly disappearing from our forests. Conditions favouring the growth and establishment of butternut trees are becoming increasingly rare. Furthermore, a fungal disease called butternut canker is spreading and endangering the species’ survival.

Also available under the title:
Est-il encore possible de sauver le noyer cendré? L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 47. (French)