Invasive Emerald Ash Borer Heading to Atlantic Canada, Officials Concerned over Potential Impact

Canadian forest researchers say the invasive Emerald Ash Borer beetle is making its way to Atlantic Canada and City of Fredericton officials say it could wipe out the city’s ash tree population and cause damage to homes.

Industry experts gathered in Fredericton November 7 and 8 to attend the Atlantic Urban Forest Conference, with the Emerald Ash Borer a major topic of conversation.

City of Fredericton Manager of Parks and Trees Don Murray said he and his staff attended the conference to hear about different aspects of the urban forest. read more >>