bark beetle

  • Bark beetle damages behind increase in notifications for final felling in Värmland County

    Etiketter: Forestry
    After last year’s large fluctuations during the summer months in notified area for final felling this year shows levels in line with average levels for June and July during the period 2007 – 2020. Damages by bark beetle the likely reason behind large increase in notifications in Värmland County. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Storm and bark beetles increased felling costs in 2019

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The cost of felling in large scale forestry increased by 6 percent in 2019, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. Difficult fellings that were caused by storm and bark beetle infestation affected the cost. / Skogsstyrelsen
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  • Bark beetle infestation increases notification of final felling

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The notified area of final felling increased by 17 per cent in the region South of Sweden during May compared with the corresponding month in 2018. In some counties has is it doubled. That is shown by monthly statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. One reason for the increase is the infestation of bark beetle which leads forest owners to notify for final felling to clear damaged forests. On national level there is only small alterations compared with May 2018. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Large attacks by bark beetle and storms increase the notified area of final felling

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The notified area of final felling increased by 16 percent in March compared with the corresponding month in 2018. Therefore, the trend of increased notifications continues, according to the Swedish Forest Agency's statistics. It is the second highest monthly recorded data for the whole country in for March month in the last 12 years. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Two Major North American Pine Beetles

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Two bark beetle species, Dendroctonus ponderosae or Mountain Pine Beetle and Dendroctonus frontalis or Southern Pine Beetles are major insect killers of pine trees in North America. They cause massive environmental losses on forest watersheds along with billions of dollars of economic timber losses. / About.com Forestry
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