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July 15, 2016 - On June 27, 2016, the presence of European cherry fruit fly (Rhagoletis cerasi) was confirmed in an urban park in Mississauga, Ontario. This marks the first confirmed detection of this potentially destructive invasive insect in North America. Read more here.
EMERALD ASH BORER ARRIVES IN THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO
June 30 2016 - Emerald ash borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Thunder Bay Ontario. This marks the first time the insect has been detected outside of the regulated area in the province. Effective immediately, CFIA is restricting movement of all ash material such as logs, branches, and wood chips, as well as all species of firewood from the affected site.
Emerald ash borer is a highly destructive forest pest that has already killed millions of ash trees in North America. To learn more about this insect, visit the Forest Invasives Emerald Ash Borer Species Profile
Help stop the spread of this invasive insect. Don’t move firewood – buy it where you burn it.
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