Beaconsfield Councillor not convinced on the long term impact of Tree Azin on the...

by Rhonda Massad In their February, public council meeting the city of Beaconsfield voted to puchase more than $400,000 worth of Tree Azin, a class four bio-pesticide, to ward off...
Contaminated Creek St. James Creek Beaconsfield

Health department recommends residents avoid contact with St. James Creek

By Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com Following a contamination of the St. James Creek resulting from the backup of a pumping station in Kirkland in late summer, the Montreal Public Safety agency studied...
Tree Azin Beaconsfield

Chemistry expert concerned about draft pesticide bylaw

“Knee-jerk response to Emerald Ash Borer problem” By Robert Frank www.thesuburban.com Chemist and materials expert Fred Ablenas has questioned Beaconsfield’s push to have the city and private property owners inject tens of...

Will we be saying goodbye to our Ash trees?

by Rhonda Massad www.thesuburban.com In the early 1900’s there was the chestnut blight, an exotic pathogen that altered the hardwood forest forever. A few decades later Dutch elm disease, an exotic...
EAB Tree Azin Injections in Ash Tree

Beaconsfield EAB bylaw allows inspectors on private property

‘We don’t abuse the privilege,’ Director general Patrice Boileau By Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com In order for the city of Beaconsfield to correctly assess the number of ash trees within its territory, the city’s...
Emerald Ash Borer takes our Ash Trees

Emerald Ash Borer brings Beaconsfield residents out to city hall

by Rhonda Massad I attended the Emerald Ash Tree town hall meeting in Beaconsfield last night.  There was a short presentation about the deadly emerald ash borer that will wreak...
Beaconsfielders want emergency plan

Beaconsfielders want styrene plant evacuation plan

By Robert Frank www.thesuburban.com   Officials have nixed a request to double the storage capacity of a West Island styrene plant, Mayor Georges Bourelle told citizens who attended Beaconsfield’s Aug. 18 city...

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