Parks Canada releases Mountain Pine Beetle plan

On August 15, Parks Canada released its mountain pine beetle management plan for Jasper National Park. The plan includes several strategies to slow the eastward spread of the beetle, including using prescribed burns, cutting down individual/multiple trees and using harvesting equipment to eliminate larger patches of infected forest.

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