SW Alberta free from pine beetles

Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development announced this week that they found little no pine beetle activity in southwestern Alberta.

Officials set 24 bait sites and 9 funnel traps, which all revealed little or no mountain pine beetle activity in southwest Alberta, resulting in no necessary control operations in the mountain forests between the Red Deer river and the US border.

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