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Using insects to control invasive weeds on pasture

07/19/2019

Houndstongue biocontrol project in B.C. has been highly successful   By Heather Smith Thomas   Published: July 17, 2019 Features, Pasture     Mogulones cruci...

City warns recent rain a sign of coming mosquito boom

07/05/2019

Mosquito population growing with the rain   City officials have been kept busy controlling Edmonton's mosquito population. Matthew Black, CTV News Edmonton Published Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:59PM M...

Cockroaches can quickly develop a resistance to insecticides, study finds

07/05/2019

Researchers found that not only did cockroaches begin resisting insecticides, their numbers actually grew Your options are running low for getting rid of these guys.Getty Images      ...

Flying Ant Day: Metro Vancouver residents mark the start of ‘winged season’

07/05/2019

By  Elana Shepert  - July 2, 2019   ‘Tis the season to – cover your head and run! Flying ant season – otherwise known as the great ‘ant-pocolypse,’ or, more commonly, ‘f...

‘My entire lawn is full of ants’: Regina residents deal with pest problem

07/05/2019

By Allison BamfordDigital Broadcast Journalist  Global News     WATCH: An influx in ants across the city has some Regina residents crawling in their skin. - A A + Regina resi...

City working to declare common tansy a noxious weed

07/05/2019

Mark NIELSEN    / Prince George Citizen JUNE 26, 2019 02:59 PM   Common tansy - WIKIMEDIA COMMONS   City council directed staff Monday to work with th...

Development of Pest Management Plans

07/05/2019

Development of Pest Management Plans Consistent with CN’s legal obligations as a federally-regulated railway to ensure that vegetation which is on or immediately adjacent to the railway roadbed is controlled, CN must ensure that th...

Governments say glyphosate is safe, but some say 'poison' is being sprayed on...

07/05/2019

Hundreds of hectares of Crown land in northern Ontario sprayed every summer Erik White · CBC News · Posted: Jul 02, 2019 4:30 AM ET | Last Updated: July 3   Lodge owner Gerry Vautour first...

Infusing selectivity could bring savings, reduced scrutiny and enhanced biodi...

07/05/2019

SPONSORED CONTENT VEGETATION MANAGEMENT Infusing selectivity could bring savings, reduced scrutiny and enhanced biodiversity A combination of targeted application methods and selective herbicides can increase the ...

Manage ROW Habitat and Reliability

07/05/2019

BGE ROW in Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge showing retained shrubs in tree treated border zone. VEGETATION MANAGEMENT Manage ROW Habitat and Reliability Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. partners to optimize vegetation management ...

Capture Dormant-Season Opportunities

07/05/2019

Alabama Power estimates that in the past three years, it has used dormant-stem treatments on more than 52,000 right-of-way acres. VEGETATION MANAGEMENT Capture Dormant-Season Opportunities Alabama Power treats incompatible vegeta...

Early insecticide treatment best way to save ash trees from beetle, expert says

06/25/2019

Emerald ash borer has not yet been detected in Fredericton, where ash tree is abundant Elizabeth Fraser · CBC News · Posted: Jun 13, 2019 4:04 PM AT | Last Updated: June 13   The emerald a...

Winnipeg doses ash trees for 2nd year as destructive invasive beetle continue...

06/25/2019

Seasonal application of insecticide in healthy ash trees will slow spread of emerald ash borer   Bryce Hoye · CBC News · Posted: Jun 14, 2019 11:34 AM CT | Last Updated: June 14 &nbs...

Calgary homeowners frustrated with ‘overwhelming’ gopher invasion: ‘It’s an i...

06/25/2019

By Carolyn Kury de CastilloReporter  Global News NEWS: WHAT THE 'D' IN D-DAY STANDS FORX   WATCH: It's being called a rodent invasion. Homeowners in a northeast Calgary community are frustrated with dozens of gop...

Go away gophers: Calgary homeowners frustrated with rodents

05/27/2019

These rodents will ruin your yard   Now that spring is upon us, those pesky rodents are too. Teri Fikowski has details on what’s being done.   Published Wednesday, May 22, 2019 5:21PM MDT ...

Locals react to forest spraying

05/27/2019

May 21, 2019 Arthur Tanga Environment, Forestry, News and Views   Byron and Carol Bustin live in Tete Jaune close to Carrier Lumber Ltd’s operating area. They’re concerned about the impact of...

Provincial dollars fight invasive species

05/27/2019

  Brian Kelly More from Brian Kelly Published on: May 17, 2019 | Last Updated: May 17, 2019 11:24 PM EDT Sault Ste. Marie MPP Ross Romano speaks with David Nanang, director general ...

City Dwellers Also at Risk as Lyme Disease Rises in Canada

05/27/2019

  GUELPH, ON, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - As the Victoria Day weekend and warmer weather usher in another tick season and the potential for Lyme disease to reach new heights, researchers at the G. Magnotta Lyme Di...

‘We’ve had zero mosquitoes’: City talks mosquito surveys, problem pests

05/17/2019

By Connor O'Donovan Global News   At the City of Regina's first 'City Buzz' event of the year, they highlighted early mosquito findings and the dangers of bringing firewood in from out of province. File Photo / Global ...

In the rat race, Alberta has always been winning

05/06/2019

Province employed 250 pest control officers in 1968 CBC Archives · Posted: May 01, 2019 11:30 AM ET | Last Updated: May 1 Digital Archives How Alberta keeps rats out  WATCH 00:00 0...

The City of Winnipeg is gearing up for summer by starting its mosquito fight

05/06/2019

The city announced Friday crews will begin the seasonal insect control program. File image.   CTV Winnipeg Published Friday, April 26, 2019 6:59AM CST Last Updated Friday, April 26, 2019 2:46PM CST The city announced...

Powering vegetation management forward

05/02/2019

SPONSORED CONTENT VEGETATION MANAGEMENT Powering vegetation management forward The new Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is committed to helping vegetation managers effectively care fo...

Rats are everywhere, but rarely studied. One Canadian project that is filling...

05/02/2019

Eric McElroy was trundling the garbage bin down his driveway in January of last year when he felt movement on his gloved hand. He watched in horror as four rats erupted from the lid. After they had fled into the downtown Toronto night, he ga...

What Toronto can learn from Alberta when it comes to rats

05/02/2019

Rat-specific calls in Toronto up 35%, one exterminator says Ieva Lucs · CBC News · Posted: May 01, 2019 7:02 PM ET | Last Updated: May 1   Rat-specific calls have risen 35 per cent in Toront...

New Study Highlights Ups and Downs in Tick Management

04/26/2019

  In its nymph stage, the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) seeks small-mammal hosts, commonly white-footed mice and chipmunks. Host-targeted tick-management methods such as bait boxes and “tick tubes” take advant...

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