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Cleanup continues from ice damage in B.C. parks

Cleanup efforts continue in metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley parks as a result of winter ice storms that left areas without power, turned roads into sheets of ice and severely damaged numerous trees. Visitors to the parks are noticing piles of branches and a thinner canopy as work to clear debris continues.

Winnipeg, southern Quebec in CFIA regulated areas

Regulated areas in Canada for the emerald ash borer have been updated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to include a new area in Manitoba and expanded areas in Quebec. The changes are due to new insect activity in Winnipeg and southern Quebec.

Demand for new trees likely to push up prices

Thousands of trees in Thunder Bay, Ont. will be replaced in the coming years as the city's urban forest continues to age and the emerald ash borer maintains its charge. But the want for new trees is expected to increase prices, leading the city to consider other options.

The solution for unsafe bridge settlements

Bridge approach settlements can cause unsafe walking and cycling conditions, poor public perception, potential structural failure of bridges and long-term maintenance costs.
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Lawn care pros against proposed pesticide ban

Lawn care professionals in Vernon, B.C. are speaking out against a proposed pesticide ban in the city. They argue they are using products approved by Health Canada yet apply them only if needed, adhering to integrated pest management measures. » Read More

21st annual Snow & Ice Conference

June 26-29, 2018
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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