Trees were felled near Prospect Point in Stanley Park in Vancouver on December 18, 2023.
Richard Hamelin says biopesticides can eradicate the insect. But, in a park, this is not something you should do. Imagine the public's reaction if pesticides were sprayed in Stanley Park, he adds.
Visitors to Stanley Park interviewed noted the state of the forest. I wondered if it was necessary or unnecessary. […] I was quite shocked to see that trees were being cut down, says a Vancouver resident.
Sometimes you have to do things that may seem destructive in order to preserve future growth. […] It's not very pretty today, but we have to think about the future, says a resident of Nanaimo, British Columbia.
< p class="StyledBodyHtmlParagraph-sc-48221190-4 hnvfyV">The Parks Commission says the main goal is to prioritize tree removal in the busiest areas of the park Stanley, to ensure public safety and protect key infrastructure.
With information from the show The Early Edition and by Benoît Ferradini
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