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Non-native tree causes chaos in B.C. neighbourhood

August 26, 2019
By Mike Jiggens

The black locust tree is a fast-growing, non-native species that is causing headaches among residents in a Ladysmith, B.C. neighbourhood.

Aug. 27, 2019 – The roots of non-native black locust trees are ripping up driveways, choking pipes and sprouting unsafe roots in a Ladysmith, B.C. neighbourhood, and residents are fed up to the point where they’re taking the matter to city hall.