HWA: a lot has happened in the last year

HWA found in Kejimkujik National Park

HWA was detected in Kejimkujik Park in 2018, the Park is home to some of Nova Scotia's most impressive old-growth hemlock forest. The Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute is training volunteers in Nova Scotia to become "citizen scientists" to help with HWA early detection in remote hemlock stands. For more information on becoming a citizen scientist in the control of the hemlock woolly adelgid, call 902-682-2371 or email The Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute.

New reports on HWA management

In 2018 the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Management Plan for Canada was released. The document lays out a good roadmap for management in Canada.

A report released in ...more ↓

Posted on March 14, 2019 11:00 by ancientforest ancientforest | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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The distribution of eastern hemlock is surprisingly poorly mapped in many states and provinces, and hemlock is also difficult to identify using remote sensing. As hemlock woolly adelgid continues to expand through the range of eastern hemlock, we need to know where hemlock is found, for monitoring and management of the invasive tree-killing insect. Help us by adding your observations of ...more ↓

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