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Efforts underway to save 300-year-old oak tree in Toronto neighbourhood

A towering northern red oak tree in Toronto’s North York neighbourhood – estimated to be about 300 years old – has the potential to live another 200 years, but its future health is largely dependent on the sale of a house that brushes against it.

Village’s sidewalk plan could put trio of century-old maple trees in jeopardy

The Village of Alma, N.B.’s sidewalk infrastructure plan has placed a trio of century-old maple trees in jeopardy.

First cases of Dutch elm disease reported in Alberta in more than 20 years

Until now, Alberta has managed to steer free and clear of Dutch elm disease, with the exception of a late 1990s case in Wainwright.

Winnipeg starts spray program to protect its elm trees from elm bark beetles

Winnipeg has begun spraying its elm trees to protect them against the elm bark beetle.

Dutch elm disease cases confirmed in Lethbridge, Alta.

Dutch elm disease has been confirmed in the City of Lethbridge, Alta. A couple of trees had displayed symptoms of the disease earlier this month, and lab reports have confirmed what had been suspected.
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Tree work safety

Tree work demands utmost in safety

Servicing trees can be dangerous work. Workers have been killed and hurt from falls, electrocutions and by being struck by trees and falling objects, which is why arborists are specially trained and should be certified. » Read More

Montreal making progress in battle against emerald ash borer

Montreal’s efforts to stop the spread of the emerald ash borer seems to be working. » Read more...

UBC researchers develop more rapid test for detecting gypsy moth presence

A more rapid test to detect the presence of gypsy moths in trees has been developed by researchers at the University of British Columbia. » Read more...

Mississauga gets international recognition for its tree preservation efforts

The City of Mississauga has been recognized internationally for its efforts toward maintaining, preserving and creating robust and health city forests. » Read more...

Eastern Ontario landowners say government fails to see gypsy moth problem

Local and provincial governments are being called upon to help control an invasion of gypsy moth caterpillars in eastern Ontario. » Read more...

Populations of gypsy moths in southern Ontario ‘off the charts’ this year

Gypsy moth populations in southern Ontario have been “off the charts” this year, and the manager of urban forestry in London says it’s now the perfect time to launch a defence strategy against the invasive pests. » Read more...


Oct 20-22, 2021
Location: Louisville, KY
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