Forest Pests & Other Forest Health Agents

Insect and animal pests, along with other forest threats, can cause extensive damage. Collectively, pests and other threats to forest health are called "forest health agents." Forest health agents need to be managed if they pose enough risk to forest health.

Major forest health agents in B.C. include insect pests, diseases, wildlife damage and many other non-biological threats.

Identify and learn more about common forest pests:

Forest Pest Management Programs

The province manages for bark beetles, defoliators and invasive forest pests.