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Parks, Recreation, & Culture » Trees - Urban Forestry » Forest Health

Forest Health


The natural forest stands and urban trees in the City of Kamloops and surrounding region have been heavily impacted by infestations of mountain pine beetle, western pine beetle, spruce budworm and Douglas fir tussock moth.

What is the City of Kamloops Doing?
The City of Kamloops is working with local and provincial forest health professionals in an ongoing management program for all three of these forest insects.

What Can Private Land Owners Do?

  • Review this website and the links for more information
  • If you suspect your trees are infested contact a certified arborist or forest health professional
  • Contact
    Parks Operations
    955 Concordia Way
    Phone 250 828 3551

    Note: All correspondence is entered into our system and will be directed accordingly. The City of Kamloops will endeavor to contact you within two business days. Thank you.