Turf & Rec

‘We played turtle and buried our heads’

May 3, 2019
By Mike Jiggens
Brockville Coun. Jeff Earle points to the damage done by the emerald ash borer to an ash tree on Laurier Boulevard.

May 3, 2019 – A municipal councillor in Brockville, Ont. – who also owns a landscaping company – fears council will be facing a budget crunch in the near future to deal with removal of ash borer-damaged ash trees. “We’ve known it was coming but we played turtle and we buried our head,” he told council.