100,000 Ash Trees in Saskatoon at Risk by Invasive Beetle

An invasive beetle chewing through ash trees across North America at alarming rate is now on the province’s doorstep.

For years the province has paid close attention to the movement of the emerald ash borer beetle and when it was detected in Winnipeg in December 2017 the government moved to declare it a pest.

In addition to designating the beetle a pest, the provincial government plans to prohibit the transportation of firewood and wood products into Saskatchewan from infested areas. read more >>