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Slashed budget will impact Winnipeg’s tree canopy


March 17, 2019
By Mike Jiggens


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Winnipeg and its urban forest.

March 18, 2019 – A significant slash to the city budget in Winnipeg may have a notable impact on the city’s future tree canopy, an editorial in the Winnipeg Free Press suggests. A 36 per cent decrease in deforestatation and urban forest enhancement will impact the city’s efforts to save its North American-leading population of elm trees and will provide little help in the battle against the emerald ash borer.

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