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Assessing the effectiveness of Alberta's forest management strategies against the mountain pine beetle

A decade of effort and $300M: how did we do?

Evaluate how different management strategies meet management goals. This informs management and helps prioritize objectives.

  • November 1 2013

    Project Begins

    Progress update: The project kicks off, led by Allan Carroll

  • November 12 2014

    First Field Season Complete

    Progress update: Work progressing well: 2 of 5 objectives completed

  • January 19 2015

    Assessment underway

    Progress update: Assessing MPB spread and efficacy of treatments has begun

  • March 31 2015

    Project Completed

    Progress update: The 2 year project finishes on time

Macro image of a mountain pine beetle.

Alternative approaches for integrated area-wide management of the mountain pine beetle epidemic in Alberta

Final report for the Assessing Community Resilience to MPB project

QuickNote: Alternative Approaches for Integrated Area-wide Management of the Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic in Alberta

3-page briefing note from the Mountain Pine Beetle Ecology Program about a new project.

Assessing the effectiveness of Alberta’s forest management program against the mountain pine beetle

Final report for the Mountain Pine Beetle Ecology Program

Presentations from the MPB Breaking News Workshop, October 26, 2016

PDF downloads of the presentations, and a video archive of the event.

Keith McClain

Program Lead

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