Pine Beetle

This Bug Made Hundreds Lose Their Jobs

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Workers at the Canfor (TSX:CFP) sawmill in Quesnel, B.C., cried and hugged each other in the company parking lot after hearing the facilit...

Pine Beetles' Move Up Threatens Western Forests: Study

Robin Rowland | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

Scientists behind a new study say a warming world has not only made it easier for the mountain pine beetle to invade new and defenseless ecosystems, but also to better withstand winter weather that is milder and erupt in large outbreaks capable of killing entire stands of trees, no matter their composition.

Saskatchewan Fears Alberta Pine Beetle Advance

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2012 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan is spending $800,000 to battle a pest that has ravaged British Columbia and parts of Alberta.Part of the money includes $450,000...

Forest Smog? Blame Beetles

CBC | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada

Anyone who has seen the damage caused by the mountain pine beetle infestation, which has devastated millions of hectares of forest in B.C...