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Spruce budworm gets sprayed in Okanagan

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June 19th, 2012

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations plans to aerially treat up to 28,000 hectares of forest in the Okanagan to reduce populations of western spruce budworm.

The proposed treatment areas are located near Bear Creek, the Ellis-Carmi forest service road, Clark Creek, Inkameep, Madden Creek, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Falls, Naramata Mountain, Shingle Creek, Sheep Creek, West Kelowna and Westwold.

The pest management plan and maps of treatment areas can be viewed at the Thompson Okanagan Region Forest Health Program office at 441 Columbia Street in Kamloops, or online at: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rsi/ForestHealth/Western_Spruce_Budworm_Spray_2012.htm

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