Beetle epidemic increases frequency, severity of peak stream flows

Government and industry should implement preventative measures to counter the more frequent extreme peak flows in streams as a result of the mountain pine beetle epidemic, according to a Forest Practices Board special investigation released today.

Mountain pine beetle increases B.C. flood risk

B.C.'s mountain pine beetle infestion has increased the risk of flooding on B.C. rivers, says a new study released Monday by the Forest Practices Board.