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City marking emerald ash borer infested trees for removal

Guelph, ON, July 9, 2015 – The City is marking public ash trees affected by the emerald ash borer (EAB) in preparation for tree removal. As part of the City’s EAB Plan, infested, dead or dying ash trees are marked with an orange “X”. The marking signifies that the tree is destined for removal. These trees include individual City owned ash trees fronting residential properties and trees found along roadways and in parks. “Residents may see trees painted with an orange X in their neighbourhood or local park,” says Timea Filer, urban forestry field technologist. “These marked trees are dead or have been infested by the emerald ash borer and have the potential to become a hazard as their health declines so they must be… Continue reading City marking emerald ash borer infested trees for removal