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A tent caterpillar outbreak cycle typically last between three and seven years. The caterpillar count is expected to increase in the coming weeks and begin to dwindle by mid-July.
A tent caterpillar outbreak cycle typically last between three and seven years. The caterpillar count is expected to increase in the coming weeks and begin to dwindle by mid-July. File photo/paNOW Staff

Tent caterpillars ‘an aesthetic nuisance’

By Jeff Labine
June 6, 2017 - 2:00pm

Gardeners have nothing to fear from forest tent caterpillars.

That’s according to Angie Bragg, the owner of Wright’s Greenhouse, who has more than 30 years of experience in gardening.

Areas listed can expect to receive nearly 50 millimetres of rain.
Areas listed can expect to receive nearly 50 millimetres of rain. file photo/paNOW staff

Heavy rainfall warning issued for northern Saskatchewan

By paNOW Staff
June 4, 2017 - 6:48pm Updated: June 5, 2017 - 9:44am

Heavy rainfall is expected for areas of northern Saskatchewan in the coming days.

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Cree Lake, Key Lake, Fond-du-Lac, Stoney Rapids, La Loche, Clearwater River Provincial Park and Cluff Lake areas.

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