Spruce Budworm Focus of Two Recent Podcasts

Spruce budworm is a native insect that causes major damage to Maine’s spruce-fir forests on a regular cycle. Over the last several years, Spruce budworm populations in Maine have left the “stable” phase and appear to be building, while areas of Quebec are in the midst of a severe outbreak and New Brunswick has been working hard to minimize impacts through their early interventions strategy. Listen to the podcasts to hear the latest discussion on spruce budworm and its potential impact on the forest industry, jobs, recreation, and markets.

The Northern Logger: Spruce Budworm Returns

Ask NRCan: Slowing Down the Spruce Budworm