Why extreme cold is good for Alberta forests

Aerial view of forest affected by mountain pine beetle.

Industry News

Not everyone is unhappy with the extreme cold gripping the province.

“There are some of us that are cheering,” said Janice Cooke, a professor at the University of Alberta.

When the temperature drops low enough, as it has this past week, it can be deadly for the mountain pine beetle.


Source: CTV News

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