Turf & Rec

Vancouver no longer tracking European chafer’s progress

April 16, 2009
By Mike Jiggens

The European chafer beetle's lawn-killing invasion of Vancouver is so extensive that the park board no longer tracks its progress.

"We've come to the conclusion that it's going to spread across the city so there's no point," said Sophie Dessureault, head of the parks board's integrated pest management program. FULL STORY