DON’T: Don’t transport uncertified heat-treated firewood, you may introduce an invasive pest into a new area. Remember that infested firewood may not show visible symptoms.
DO: Buy certified heat-treated (HT) firewood. QWEB certified (HT) firewood has been treated to phytosanitary standards. Look for the QWEB HT certified mark.
DO: Use only certified het-treated (HT) firewood or use firewood from a local source (less than 80 km) where you’ll burn it.
DO: On campgrounds and parks burn firewood from local sources and leave it on-site or purchase certified heat-treated (HT) firewood. Ask the site host about firewood requirements.
DO: If you have any questions regarding safe to move firewood or suspect a tree has a reportable pest, contact your local Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) office or visit https://www.inspection.gc.ca/pests