Protecting Our Forests

Protecting forests from spruce budworm.

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Protecting Our Forests

Protecting forests from spruce budworm.

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Protecting Our Forests

Protecting forests from spruce budworm.

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Protecting Our Forests

Protecting forests from spruce budworm.

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What we do

Early intervention research focuses on monitoring, detecting and treating small areas of relatively low but growing populations (hots spots) of spruce budworm before infestation or epidemic levels.

What is Spruce Budworm?

Spruce budworm is a native insect that is considered by many as the most serious pest affecting the forests of eastern Canada. Every 30-40 years populations of spruce budworm increase resulting in an outbreak or epidemic.

What's Happening

SPRUCE BUDWORM EARLY INTERVENTION: RESEARCH UPDATE WEBINAR (VIDEO), FEBRUARY 24, 2022

Our webinar “Update of Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategy” is now available on Youtube. To view the webinar, follow this […]

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Spruce Budworm Early Intervention: Research Update Webinar

On behalf of the Healthy Forest Partnership, I would like to invite you to our webinar “Spruce Budworm Early Intervention: Research […]

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New Spruce Budworm Testing Lab at UMaine critical to mitigating impact of destructive insect – U Maine

A new testing lab at the University of Maine will help state landowners monitor their trees for the presence of […]

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SPRUCE BUDWORM EARLY INTERVENTION: RESEARCH UPDATE WEBINAR (VIDEO), FEBRUARY 24, 2022

March 25, 2022

Our webinar “Update of Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategy” is now available on Youtube. To view the webinar, follow this […]

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Resources

Interested in learning more about spruce budworm and our Early Intervention Strategy research program? Follow the link to find all the most up to date information!

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SPRUCE BUDWORM EARLY INTERVENTION: RESEARCH UPDATE WEBINAR (VIDEO), FEBRUARY 24, 2022

March 25, 2022

Our webinar “Update of Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategy” is now available on Youtube. To view the webinar, follow this […]

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