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Town of Blue Mountains, Ont. to remove 60,000 infected ash trees

Trees dying at accelerated rate due to emerald ash borer

April 6, 2021  By Toronto Star

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More than 60,000 ash trees are slated for removal in the Town of Blue Mountains, Ont. as a result of damages inflicted by the emerald ash borer. The invasion of the destructive insect has reached the point where all ash trees will require removal. Municipal staff say the trees are dying at an accelerated rate.


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