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Jalil Hashemi (left), acting manager, Town of Oakville Forestry Services, and Regional and Town Councillor Sean O’Meara launch the town’s 2016 Canopy Conservation program to treat ash trees.

Town Council approves new private tree protection by-law

Efforts to preserve Oakville’s tree canopy received a significant boost Monday night as Council unanimously voted to adopt a new private tree protection by-law in an effort to curb the unnecessary removal of healthy trees.

Mayor Burton, Dave Gittings, Beside a treated ash tree

Oakville takes proactive steps monitoring for invasive insects

With no natural predators, invasive insects can pose a major economic and environmental threat to urban forests.

Ash Tree attacked by EAB

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

The Town of Oakville has proclaimed the first week of June to be Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Awareness Week and encourages all residents to stay informed about the invasive insect, learn about ash tree treatment ...

August: The Last Month to Treat Ash Trees

The Town of Oakville is reminding residents that as part of Health Canada’s approval of the natural bio-insecticide TreeAzin, the deadline to treat ash trees from the threat of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is ...

What’s Happening to Oakville’s Ash Trees

On Monday, June 17, 2013, Council approved the town’s 2013 Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Management Program highlighting the town’s ongoing efforts to control EAB infestations and educate the public about treatment options. Treatment and removal of ...