A KMAX 1200 helicopter is used to remove select trees affected by the Douglas-fir beetle in the forests close to Chilcotin Road Elementary School Monday morning.

A KMAX 1200 helicopter is used to remove select trees affected by the Douglas-fir beetle in the forests close to Chilcotin Road Elementary School Monday morning.

Heli-logging aimed at Douglas-fir beetle infestation continues

Crews continue their work in and around Williams Lake in an effort to stop the spread of the Douglas-fir beetle




Crews continue their work this week in and around Williams Lake in an effort to stop the spread of the Douglas-fir beetle.

Residents in the city have been able to watch the work unfold since mid-December, with heli-logging continuing this week in the Esler and South Lakeside forests.