In the News

Healthy Forest Partnership “In the news” features original news stories with our experts, from both French and English media sources (not translated).



Ralentir l’épidémie de la tordeuse des bourgeons de l’épinette (Demandez à RNCan)

NRCAN
French Only

La tordeuse des bourgeons de l’épinette est un parasite des forêts bien connu qui a causé des ravages dans l’est du Canada au cours des dernières années. Elle se nourris du nouveau feuillage des épinettes et des sapins, ce qui peut les tuer. Véronique Martel du Centre de foresterie des Laurentides à Québec nous expliques les mesures prisent pour ralentir l’épidémie de la tordeuse.

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Slowing Down the Spruce Budworm (Ask NRCan)

NRCAN
English Only

The spruce budworm is a notorious forest pest that has been causing havoc in recent years in Eastern Canada. It feeds on new foliage from spruce and fir trees, often killing them in the process. Rob Johns from the Canadian Forest Service joins us to talk about the measures taken to slow down the spruce budworm outbreak.

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Budget money going to spruce budworm research

CBC Radio
English Only

The government is investing almost $75 million dollars to help combat the spread of the spruce budworm. David MacLean with Healthy Forest Partnership says that money will allow them to "manage the population before defoliation happens."

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