What is branch washing and how does it relate to the “L2 Survey”? – January 29, 2016

By Drew Carleton, Entomologist, Forest Management Branch, Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Government of New Brunswick If you have been […]

The 2016 Healthy Forest Partnership Annual General Meeting held on February 17, in Bathurst, NB was a huge success with […]

As discussed in my last blog entry, the team is researching the use of Btk, Mimic and pheromones to target small, […]

It’s been a busy 2015 research season – and fortunately the bulk of our field work is finally nearing its […]

The spruce budworm is a native insect that periodically kills large numbers of balsam fir and spruce trees across eastern […]

There is considerable research ongoing outside of Atlantic Canada to better understand the spread of spruce budworm outbreaks. Here is […]

Part of our early intervention program involves testing spruce budworm pheromones. In early July, the final application of pheromone flakes […]

Working between the poorer weather conditions, we were able to complete our experimental treatment applications as of the morning of […]

Weather has not been cooperating with us and we are still waiting for the first application of Btk in the […]

There was some great news this week for the spruce budworm research group at the Atlantic Forestry Centre in Fredericton. Natural Resources […]