Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

December 17, 2007 21:18 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 17, 2007) -

On Tuesday, December 18, Chris Warkentin, M.P. 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 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: Holiday Inn,
9816-107 Street
Grande Prairie, AB

Date and Time: Tuesday, December 18, 2007
1:30 p.m. (MST)

Contact Information

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