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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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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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Emerald ash borer could decimate the urban forest – Yourhome.ca

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March 16, 2012 Mark Cullen SPECIAL TO THE STAR via Yourhome.ca. If you could have saved the mature elm trees of Toronto from the ravages of the Dutch elm disease, would you have done it? If I offered you the chance … 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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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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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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Join us for an informational EAB webcast session

Utilizing new survey technologies and canopy protection treatments for controlling Emerald Ash Borer – A Case Study from Oakville, Ontario, Canada DECEMBER 1, 2010 – 11:00 AM EASTERN Please plan to join us for the December 2010 UNRI Informational Webcast, … Continue reading