GFM Network News


The mountain pine beetle is now established in lodgepole–jack pine forests 
in northwestern Alberta.

Funding to replace trees killed by pine beetles

Tree Canada is extending its Operation ReLeaf initiative by providing more than $200,000 in new funding to help replace trees damaged or destroyed by invasive insects. The Alberta Mountain Pine Beetle ReLeaf program, launched in 2010, provides funding to homeowners, private landowners, and municipalities for the replacement of trees affected by the mountain pine beetle. […] Read more

Rural property owners who lost yard or shelterbelt trees to mountain pine beetles can 
get grants from Tree Canada.

Funding for trees lost to beetles or floods

Application deadline is July 30

Rural landowners in Alberta are eligible for two tree-replacement programs offered by Tree Canada. Under the mountain pine beetle ReLeaf program, landowners who have shelterbelt trees or landscape trees around their yard killed by mountain pine beetle can apply for tree seedlings or potted trees (up to a five-gallon pot size) to a maximum amount […] Read more