Insects and Diseases
Nova Scotia Department of Lands & Forestry, “Forest Insects and Diseases.” Forest insects and diseases can severely affect our use of forest resources. Learn about some of the more common pests here. The Forest Health section within the Forest Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources, offers technical advice and management options to forest owners who are attempting to deal with pest problems. Additional insects and diseases are described here.
Nova Scotia Department of Lands & Forestry, "A Field Guide to Pests of the Acadian Forest."
Nova Scotia Department of Lands & Forestry, "Common Forest Pests."
New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources, "Summary of Forest Pest Conditions in New Brunswick in 2011 and Outlook for 2012."
Government of Canada, "Hemlock Woolly Adelgid," "Emerald Ash Borer," and "Spruce Budworm."
Nova Scotia Hemlock Initiative
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Working Group
Forest Invasives Canada, "Beech Bark Disease."
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners, "10 Q&As About Emerald Ash Borer."