Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

January 17, 2008 15:00 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2008) -



On Friday, January 18, the Honourable Jay Hill, Secretary of State, M.P.
Prince George-Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister
of Natural Resources Canada, will announce additional measures for an
integrated approach to mountain pine beetle spread control in British
Columbia. A key goal of this initiative is to engage in targeted spread-
control measures to further reduce beetle populations in areas at risk.

Location: Prince George Civic Centre (Auditorium 101),
808 Civic Plaza,
Prince George, B.C.

Date Friday, January 18, 2008
and Time: 1:00 p.m. (PST)

Contact Information

  • Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    Office of the Minister
    Louise Girouard
    Director of Communications
    613-996-2007