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Emerald ash borer infestation in Halifax area worse than originally believed

More trees expected to fail within next couple years


April 30, 2021
By CBC News

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The infestation by the emerald ash borer in the Halifax area is worse than originally believed. It was originally thought the ash tree-destroying insect was present in only two areas of Bedford, but it has since been determined it has moved throughout the community. The municipality’s superintendent of urban forestry said a greater number of trees will begin to fail within the next couple of years.

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