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Volunteer Opportunities!

March 14, 2019 2:52 pm by Lisa Jones 0 comments

We are looking for volunteers to join our Trees Winnipeg family. If you are passionate about the urban forest and would enjoy the company of liked minded individuals, this could be the perfect fit for you! We are looking for volunteers for the following roles: 1) Arbor Day Event (May 31 and June 1, 2019)…

Tree of All Trades

January 28, 2019 11:25 am by Lisa Jones 0 comments

The City of Halifax nailed it when they created the video “Tree of all Trades.” Although their video emphasized the importance of the urban canopy in Halifax, it is also very relatable to all urban forests including Winnipeg’s. Our Trees provide us with so many benefits. Trees can do so much, they provide us with…

Check out the Newest Heritage Tree Nominations!

January 25, 2019 11:12 am by Lisa Jones 0 comments

Share your favorite tree with the world… wide web!   Did you know that Manitoba has a Heritage Tree Program? Run jointly by the Province of Manitoba, Manitoba Forestry Association, and Trees Winnipeg, these trees are available for viewing on the Manitoba Tree Register.  Anyone can nominate their favorite tree or group of trees!  …

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Winnipeg

December 7, 2017 4:37 pm by Kerienne La France 0 comments

The City of Winnipeg has announced that emerald ash borer (EAB) has been officially confirmed in Winnipeg. The confirmation came from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on November 30, 2017. The City of Winnipeg, Province of Manitoba, CFIA, the arborist industry, and non-profit organizations like Trees Winnipeg have been planning for EAB for some…

Winnipeg struggling with DED backlog

September 9, 2017 5:14 pm by Kerienne La France 0 comments

As the number of elms lost to Dutch elm disease (DED) increases, Winnipeg foresters and City Councillors are becoming increasingly concerned about how to keep up with the relentless disease. As DED surveillance crews continue to find infected elms this summer, trees from 2016 ( and even 2015) are still waiting to be removed. In…