Dennis Boot Lake Base Camp - Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Treatment

The objective of this project is to set up two base camps in the backcountry near Dennis Boot Lake (Kejimkujik National Park & Historic Site) that will serve as the stationary location for project equipment such as pesticide 1L bottles (active ingredient: imadacloprid), cleaner, first aid kits, applicators, etc. as well as personal equipment such as tents, properly stored food, toiletries, etc. during the treatment of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid to protect ~1000 old growth Hemlock trees. The project is estimated to last approximately a month (September 15 - October 15 2022) and equipment and supplies will be transported by helicopter.

Latest update

August 25, 2022 - The assessment decision statement has been issued to the proponent.



Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
P.O. Box 236
Maitland Bridge, Nova Scotia B0T 1B0
Telephone: 902-682-2770

  • Location

    • Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Remediation and conservation
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Parks Canada
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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