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City of Ottawa adds another $1 million in fight against ash borer – Ottawa Citizen

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OTTAWA — The city is pledging an additional $1 million for tree injections and planting this year as it continues to battle the emerald ash borer. The insect poses a serious problem, councillors said Wednesday as they unanimously agreed to … Continue reading

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Ash borer clean-up poses new problem – Ottawa – CBC News

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A local biologist says the City of Ottawa might have inadvertently created a major environmental problem dealing with the emerald ash borer. The city has been cutting trees infested with the pest in an effort to prevent the spread of … Continue reading

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Ottawa tangles with emerald ash borer – OpenFile

Ottawa’s anti-EAB efforts are focused on new planting, culling (the city recently removed 700 dead ashes from roughly two dozen municipal properties) and preventative measures. The latter includes injecting ashes with TreeAzin, a naturally sourced insecticide that is the only … Continue reading