SOPFIM’s new mandate is to spray Btk biological insecticide on 7,724 hectares in private forest with helicopters. Interventions are targeted for mature susceptible managed forests.
Several territories are likely to be affected by TBE in Bas-Saint-Laurent. SOPFIM has specific selection criteria to protect the most endangered private forests.
Several benefits come from our treatment against spruce budworm. Those benefits are environmental and economic.