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Researchers in Alberta continue to track Pine Beetle numbers in the province's pine forests

Researchers are out in the Alberta woods this week, taking stock of how many pine beetles survived the winter.
The beetle has wiped out close to 3/4 quarters of BC's pine forests, and about a million trees in Alberta.
As our province looks to what this will mean for our Timber Supply,
Alberta is trying to track where the Pine Beetle is spreading, and what, if any, impact this past winter has had on its population.
Duncan McDonnell is a public affairs officer with Alberta Sustainable Resource Development.
He speaks with Daybreak's Betsy Trumpener

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