We need your help protecting our trees from the invasive Japanese Beetles. These beetles are found frequently this time of year and cause immense damage to our local vegetation. This is especially evident at our Hog’s Back Park planting sites. They have favoured attacking the Basswood and Yellow Birch on site and now have begun to attack the Bur Oak […]

Challenges: The LDD Moth

With winter soon approaching, Forêt Capitale Forest needs to reflect on the challenges, along with the successes, that our tree stock has so resiliently faced throughout the year. One of these challenges was the gypsy moth. The gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar dispar) is a European insect that was unintentionally introduced to Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime provinces in the 70s. […]