Kiss Your Ash Goodbye: Costly beetle invasion will be quick and painful for Winnipeg

The invasive emerald ash borer beetle has devastated urban tree canopies and strained municipal budgets wherever it has touched down. Winnipeg has been bracing for its unwelcome arrival and the day of reckoning is finally here.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirms as much — a suspect ash tree on Dan Law’s St. Boniface boulevard was sampled and showed signs of borer beetle larvae inside. read more >>