Monthly Archives: July 2010

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Oakville Council approves 2010 Emerald Ash Borer Work Plan

On Monday night, Council approved the 2010 Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Work Plan that will see the town implement more aggressive preventative measures to manage the spread of this invasive species first detected in Oakville in July 2008. TreeAzin treatments … Continue reading

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Ash borer ambush underway in Toronto

City traps will tell how far beetle infestation has spread in city That neon-green, bug-speckled, three-sided thing hanging from a tree is not a child’s kite. It’s a trap. About 100 like it have been set up in Toronto to … Continue reading

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Ongoing action plan necessary to manage Emerald Ash Borer infestation

Oakville’s Parks and Open Space staff presented an update report at last night’s Community Services Committee (CSC) meeting outlining the potential devastation the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) will have on Oakville if more aggressive preventative measures are not taken this … Continue reading

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Protecting the urban forest

Winnipeg’s canopy of trees, its urban forest, is in a slow decline. Last year, approximately 6,600 trees were lost, either due to disease, decay or for development purposes and about 4,000 of them were on private land. The city planted … Continue reading