Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

December 18, 2007 17:20 ET

Media Advisory: Natural Resources Canada to Announce Further Measures to Control Spread of Mountain Pine Beetle

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2007) -

On Tuesday, December 18, Rob Merrifield, M.P. Yellowhead, on behalf of the
Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, will be
available for media enquiries regarding the announcement of additional
measures for an integrated approach to mountain pine beetle monitoring and
spread control in Alberta. A key goal of this initiative is to engage in
targeted spread-control measures to further reduce beetle populations in
areas at risk.

Location: Room 217, Canada Place
9777-102 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta

and Time: Tuesday, December 18, 2007
3:30 p.m. (MST)

Contact Information

  • Natural Resources Canada
    Office of the Minister
    Louise Girouard
    Director of Communications