Spray Targets 80,000 Hectares of NB Forest as Spruce Budworm Makes Inroads

New Brunswick has just finished spraying more than 80,000 hectares of forest against the spruce budworm, the dreaded insect that infests the province every 30 years or so.

In recent weeks, the spray program focused on the north, where the spruce budworm continues to make its way from Quebec.

Last summer, images from Campbellton, where a colony of spruce budworm moths took over a car dealership, caught the attention of people all over New Brunswick. read more >>