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August is last month to treat ash trees until spring – Town of Oakville

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Town of Oakville completes treatment of almost 2,700 ash trees The Town of Oakville is reminding residents that as part of the Health Canada Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s registration approval of the natural bio-insecticide TreeAzin, the deadline to treat ash … Continue reading

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Oakville refuses to cave to emerald menace – TheStar.com

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The Emerald ash borer, the “ebola virus” of its species, will kill most of the 860,000 ash trees of Toronto by 2017. But in Oakville, hope springs eternal. One in 10 of the town’s trees are ash — roughly 180,000. … Continue reading

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Traps for EAB research – InsideHalton

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NORTH OAKVILLE TODAY – No, it’s not a child’s kite stuck in a tree. It’s a trap – an emerald ash borer trap to be exact. The neon green, triangular box-shaped traps are hung from ash tree branches across Oakville. … Continue reading

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Town needs you to save our trees – InsideHalton

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It’s you versus the green beetle. That’s the message the Town is sending out to residents, who will be the deciding factor in whether the majority of Oakville’s ash tree canopy can be saved from the destructive emerald ash borer … Continue reading

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Ontario town fights back against destructive insect – The Weather Network

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The emerald ash borer is a tiny, bottle-green beetle with a big appetite — and it’s been chomping its way through southern Ontario’s ash tree population for the past 20 years. But recently, one community began fighting back. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Canopy Club joins EAB fight – InsideHalton

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The Town of Oakville has enlisted the help of a new organization, the Canopy Club, to defeat the scourge of the Town’s beloved ash trees: the emerald ash borer EAB. The first 20 Canopy Club members were plucked from North … Continue reading