Tiny beetle to the rescue of N.S. hemlocks attacked by woolly invasive insect

FREDERICTON — On comfortable beds of wood shavings inside multiple boxes, 3,600 Laricobius nigrinus beetles made overnight journeys last month from the forests of British Columbia all the way to southwestern Nova Scotia. The Lari, as the beetles are affectionately nicknamed by some scientists who study them, were imported to help protect hemlocks from the […]