Category Archives: Trees

Guelph Hydro pruning trees in 2016

Guelph Hydro hired Asplundh Canada ULC, to prune and trim trees near power lines in Guelph and Rockwood. Contact Asplundh Canada ULC for more information 1-866-232-5845

City to inspect 300 properties after finding termites at River Run Centre

The City will treat the affected area near the River Run Centre, remove stumps, wood chip mulch, and install termite traps in John Galt Park. In May, the City will inspect about 300 downtown properties to determine the size of the termite infestation. Once the area is defined, the City will implement a complete control plan, install traps and put further control measures into effect as required.

Emerald ash borer discovered in Guelph’s south end

City Forestry staff have found conclusive evidence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) beetle activity in Guelph’s south end. A total of 15 juvenile ash trees have been confirmed as having been infected by the EAB beetle

Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Guelph’s south end

The City has confirmed the Emerald Ash Borer — an invasive and destructive insect — has been found in four trees along Gordon Street boulevards near Clair Road. The trees were less than 10 years old and have been removed.