Publications

Healthy Forest Partnership Fact Sheet

Protecting our Forests – Printable Budworm Infographic

Spruce Budworm Fact Sheet

Pheromone Development

DNA Barcoding

Did you find a Spruce Budworm?

Treatments

Tebufenozide

Bacillus thuringiensis

How does BTK Work? (Infographic)

Efficacy and the non-target impact of insecticides

Water Testing Results

Water testing results following spray application of Btk (Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki) (2015)

Water testing results following spray application of Mimic 240LV (Tebufenozide) (2015)

Water testing results following spray application of Btk (Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki) (2016)

Water testing results following spray application of Tebufenozide (2016)

Water testing results following spray application of Btk (Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki) (2017)

Water testing results following spray application of Tebufenozide (2017)

HFP “Early Intervention Strategy” report on water monitoring within the 2018 research areas for Foray® 76B Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (Btk) and Limit® 240LV (tebufenozide)

HFP “Early Intervention Strategy” report on water monitoring within the 2019 research areas for Foray® 76B Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (Btk) and Limit® 240LV (tebufenozide)

Workshops

Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategies Workshop, Feb. 12, 2015

Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategies Workshop, Feb. 10, 2016

Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategies Workshop, Feb. 22, 2017

Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategies Workshop, Feb. 21, 2018

The Science of Preventing Outbreaks: Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategy Workshop, March 13-14, 2018 (The presentations can be viewed by clicking on presentation titles within the March 13-14, agenda only. Not all titles currently have presentations available, and are English only.)

Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategies Workshop (Edmundston), Feb. 20, 2019

Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategies Workshop (Bathurst), Feb. 20, 2019

E-LECTURE SERIES: An Early Intervention Strategy for Spruce Budworm in Atlantic Canada

TITLE PRESENTER PDF VIDEO DATE
Early Intervention Strategy for Spruce Budworm: Does it Work? Can we do it More Efficiently? Dr. Sara Edwards  Video  04/17/2019
Ecological Impacts of Using Early Intervention to Control Spruce Budworm Dr. Michael Stastny & Dr. Véronique Martel PDF  Video 04/10/2019
Communications and Outreach – Important Pillars for a Successful Program Chris Norfolk & Emily Owens PDF  Video 04/03/2019
Operational Requirements for a Successful Early Intervention Strategy Drew Carleton, Luke Amos-Binks & Andrew Morrison  PDF  Video 03/27/2019
A Conceptual Framework for the Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategy Dr. Rob Johns  PDF  Video  03/20/2019
Spruce Budworm – Why do we Care and Management Alternatives Dr. David MacLean PDF Video 03/13/2019

Want to learn more about the spruce budworm? Here are some helpful links to websites from our partners:

Natural Resources Canada – Spruce Budworm

New Brunswick Department of Energy and Resource Development – Forest Pests

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry – Maine, USA, Forest Health and Monitoring

University of Maine – Cooperative Forestry Research Unit

Univerisity of Maine – Northeast Forest Information Source

Spruce Budworm – Maine SBW Task Force