Frequently Asked Questions
Pine beetles began appearing in northern Alberta in 2001, in pockets along the border
with British Columbia.
In 2006, strong winds carried insects to west-central Alberta from central B.C.
What is the mountain pine beetle?
How is Alberta managing pine beetle infestations?
We attempt to answer some of the most frequently asked questions relating to the
mountain pine beetle in Alberta. In addition, a group of elementary students had
the opportunity to ask a forest health manager some questions of their own.