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Dry conditions leave trees stressed and vulnerable

Monitor trees regularly for boring insects and bark beetles, says provincial woodlot specialist

Reading Time: 2 minutes Recent dry conditions will take a toll on trees, says the province’s woodlot extension specialist. “It’s an invitation for insect infestations, not just for this year, but for upcoming years as well,” said Toso Bozic. This is because stressed trees are less able to resist invasion, and some boring insects and bark beetles increase during […] Read more