Cost to plant 1M trees in Winnipeg is $43M, city report says

Too bad money doesn’t grow on trees. According to a new report presented to the City of Winnipeg’s protection, community services and parks committee, Mayor Brian Bowman’s goal of planting one million trees will cost about $43 million over the...

Aphid poop, orange dots, and tree injections: Winnipeg battles invasive pests in city trees

If you’ve noticed Winnipeg getting a little stickier at this time of year, you might be stepping in a substance called ‘honeydew’… which isn’t as pleasant as it sounds.City of Winnipeg forester Martha Barwinsky told 680 CJOB that honeydew is...

Extreme weather could impact invasive insect species, says Winnipeg forester

Winnipeggers love to complain about the harsh winters, but prolonged periods of extreme conditions might have an unexpected effect on certain pests.City forester Martha Barwinsky told 680 CJOB Monday that researchers are looking into the cold hardiness of invasive insects...

Is the City of Winnipeg timeline for tree maintenance excessive?

September 11 2018 11:15am A Transcona man was told by the City of Winnipeg he would have to wait up to 12 years to get the tree in front of his home trimmed, a timeline he says is unacceptable. '...

Winnipeg man frustrated over 12 year wait time to have problem tree trimmed

A Transcona man was told by the City of Winnipeg he would have to wait a dozen years to get the tree in front of his home trimmed, a timeline he says is unacceptable.Michael Whittaker decided to contact the city...