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Farmers, particularly in the northern half of Alberta are experiencing a significant dieback of white poplar.

Alberta’s most abundant tree species under threat

The reasons aren’t known for certain but the widespread loss of poplars has significant implications for farming

Have you noticed that the poplar trees in your yard and in your bush are dying? You’re not alone. Alberta is experiencing a significant dieback of one of its most abundant species, and while some landowners are skeptical of the cause, evidence points to climate change as one possible contributor. A massive poplar dieback is […] Read more