Category Archives: Forest Health

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Small Firm Takes on the Big Hitters – National Research Council Canada

BioForest Technologies Inc. has only nine full-time employees, but it has massive potential in an industry dominated by multi-nationals November 02, 2012 — Sault Ste Marie, Ontario In a biotech industry led by multi-billion dollar chemical companies like Monsanto, it’s … Continue reading

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Invasive beetles destroying Oshawa ash trees – DurhamRegion.com

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OSHAWA — An invasive species is destroying Oshawa’s ash trees at a much faster pace than initially anticipated and the City must spend tens of thousands of dollars dealing with the problem. The emerald ash borer is a small beetle … Continue reading

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U of T recognized for innovation in urban forestry – theVARSITY.ca

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The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Forestry was honoured for its innovation in, and commitment to, urban forestry at Canada’s inaugural National Tree Day celebration and award ceremony on Wednesday. The award, which was made of reclaimed local wood, was … Continue reading

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Mark Cullen on the Battle Against the Emerald Ash Borer – CTV News

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The emerald ash borer first became a problem in Canada in Windsor Ontario in 2002. Since then it has spread to London, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. While it is expected to devastate the white and green ash trees in Central … 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

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Spruce budworm damages Northern Ontario forests

CBC Radio One: Morning North Interview between Markus Schwabe and Taylor Scarr – OMNR Provincial Entomologist Republished from CBC Radion One 99.9 FM June 8, 2010

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Grounds manager wants to teach us about trees’ value

Sometime around 1745, about a century before Hamilton was incorporated as a city and more than 140 years before McMaster University was established, an acorn sprouted. Today, that sprout is a massive, spreading white oak tree, a sentinel along the … Continue reading