British Columbia’s Mountain Pine Beetle

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Description: This teaching kit focuses on the British Columbia mountain pine beetle epidemic and the effects the species has had on the regions' trees, forest industry and local economies.
Author/Producer: Council of Forest Industries
Topic Areas Covered: Forest management, forest health, forest products, wood quality, tree anatomy
Resource Type: Teaching Kit - includes lesson plan, activity sheets, video and posters
For Grade Levels: 4-12
Publication Date: 2005
Cost: Free (PDF downloads and online video), hard copy materials may also be ordered for free by teachers in British Columbia
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements: Sustainable Forest Management in British Columbia
Geographic Location: British Columbia, Canada
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Author/Producer Contact: Council of Forest Industries
Address: 1501-700 West Pender Street, Pender Place I Business Building
Vancouver, BC, V6C 1G8
Phone: 604-684-0211

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