Viewing tagged as: Pest management
Mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) has destroyed about 16 million ha of forests and 675 million cubic metres of timber in British Columbia and east of the Rockies in Alberta. With care, timber can be treated to eliminate pests, permitting safe export. Photo credit: Canadian Forest Service.
Pest management to protect forests
As the world gears up to mark the 3rd annual International Day of Forests tomorrow (21 March), it is worth remembering that in order to deliver the many benefits being celebrated, forests need to be healthy.
The theme of International Day of Forests this year is Forests | Climate ...