host picture

  | Bookmark and Share

Destructive beetle discovered in NB

The discovery of the Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle at Kouchibouguac National Park may spell big trouble for the tree population there. Vanessa Blanch speaks with Michael Rosen, a forester and president of Tree Canada.


Thousands of trees in Halifax's Point Pleasant Park were cut more than a decade ago in an effort to halt an outbreak of Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle . CBC

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.