Category Archives: Pests

Two upcoming presentations related to forests and forestry in Nova Scotia

Just received from MTRI: “Given the news of invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid arriving in southwestern Nova Scotia this past summer, here’s an interesting chance, December 12th at 7pm, to meet one of the American leaders in the field. This public … Continue reading

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid is now in SW Nova Scotia

The arrival of these “hemlock vampires” in Nova Scotia is not good news. When I read this Aug 3, 2017 News Release from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, I felt much like I had received a message telling me that … Continue reading

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Spruce Budworm on cue

From CBC report: With a spruce budworm infestation underway in neighbouring provinces, Nova Scotia will evaluate aerial spray options next week as it prepares for the pests arrival. “We think we’ve got two to five years,” says the province’s Natural … Continue reading

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