Forest health

Alberta forests are sustained through regulation, continuous monitoring and control of forest insects and diseases, and gene conservation.


In this section, find information on noteworthy forest pests and their diagnosis and management. You’ll also find standards, operating procedures and policies that guide Alberta’s forest health programs, as well as maps, data and publications related to forest health monitoring.

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Online pest diagnostic tool

The Alberta Forest Pest Diagnostic System is an online database of host trees, symptoms, biology, impact, terms and images related to tree pests in Alberta. Search by symptom, pest common name or tree, and find pest management information.

Forest Pest Diagnostic System


Connect with Alberta Forest Health and Adaptation: [email protected]

Talk to Alberta Forestry staff in your area: Forestry Area Office Contacts