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By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Forest insect outbreak likely to abate in in near future, says state entomologist

 

November 3, 2022



Since 2018, an ongoing insect outbreak has been killing the foliage of hemlock and Stika spruce in the Tongass. The Wrangell area is among the most affected.

Though residents have expressed concern at the island’s gray and red-spotted hillsides,...



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