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Beginning this Year - City of Winnipeg to Use DeltaGard 20EW for Adult Mosquito Control

May 22, 2017

The City of Winnipeg will use DeltaGard 20EW for large scale adult mosquito control programs beginning this year, if fogging is required. DeltaGard 20EW will replace malathion. …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Bugs, Public Safety

Elm Bark Beetle Control Program Continues

September 19, 2016

The Public Works Department’s Insect Control Branch is continuing the Elm Bark Beetle Control Program - weather permitting. The program is intended to control elm bark beetle…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

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24 Hour Public Notice: Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Program to Begin

June 15, 2016

To date, the Insect Control Branch (ICB) has used a combination of larviciding and residual treatments to control mosquito populations. These measures alone are no longer suffici…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Winnipeg’s Urban Forest to See Some ReLeaf in 2016

June 06, 2016

The City of Winnipeg has been awarded a $20,000 grant from Tree Canada and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation to fund the Winnipeg ReLeaf program in 2016. In partnership wi…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Bugs, Development, Green Space, Sustainability

Urban Forestry Branch to Conduct Inventory of Ash Trees on Private Property

May 11, 2016

The City of Winnipeg’s Urban Forestry Branch is conducting an inventory of Ash trees on private property to augment the City’s public tree inventory and to continue its…

Categories: Bugs, Green Space

City of Winnipeg Invites Feedback on Budget Priorities and Preferences

November 30, 2015

  The City of Winnipeg will once again be conducting budget consultations to help shape the direction of the 2016 City Budget. “I encourage all Winnipegger’s t…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

24 hour public notice: Adult nuisance mosquito fogging program to begin

August 12, 2015

To date, the Insect Control Branch (ICB) has used a combination of larviciding and residual treatments to control mosquito populations. These measures alone are no longer sufficien…

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Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Bulletin #1

July 04, 2014

 To date, the Public Works Department’s Insect Control Branch (ICB) has used a combination of larviciding and residual treatments to control mosquito populations. These …

Categories: Bugs, City Hall

Elm Bark Beetle Bulletin #1

June 13, 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014 Elm Bark Beetle Control Program begins    Winnipeg, MB –  On Monday, June 23, 2014, the City of Winnipeg’s Public Works Depa…

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2014 Budget Consultation Update Volume 2

May 20, 2014

Spending wisely, meeting collective needs, creating the future we want The City of Winnipeg’s engagement process for the 2015-17 Operating Budget and the 2015-2020 Capital B…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Montrose Street and Park Tree Banding Team receives grant in recognition of their support of our Neighbourhood

September 17, 2013

On September 10, 2013, the City Centre Community Committee approved a per capita grant in the amount of $100.00 to the Montrose Street and Park Tree Banding Team, to assist wi…

Categories: Bugs, Green Space, Public Safety, Sustainability

City of Winnipeg Budget Consultations Website

June 13, 2013

 The City of Winnipeg Budget Consultation website is at www.wpgbudget.ca/. There is background and public meetings information at this site. There are also other ways c…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, By-laws, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

City Continues, Increases Activities to Reduce Number of West Nile Virus Mosquitoes

August 14, 2012

In light of provincial tests indicating the presence of West Nile Virus in mosquitoes in and around the city, the Winnipeg Public Service is assuring citizens of our ongoing, proac…

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City Begins Localised Cankerworm Control Program

June 01, 2012

  The Insect Control Branch announced the start of its cankerworm control program for City trees. This season’s program will be treating very selective City boulevards …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Commitment to Saving our Urban Forest

October 26, 2011

I was able second a motion by Councillor Russ Wyatt to protect and retain our Urban Forest. The motion includes improved pruning and replacement of existing trees and preventi…

Categories: Bugs, Green Space, Infrastructure

Cankerworm Control Program Continues in Select Areas

June 13, 2011

During the month of June the City of Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch will continue its cankerworm control program. Spraying will not occur if there is significant rainfall…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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City begins 2011 Insect Control season

May 06, 2011

Winnipeg, MB. – May 5, 2011, the City of Winnipeg announced the start of its surveillance and larviciding activities for the 2011 nuisance mosquito control season.  &n…

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ELM BARK BEETLE CONTROL PROGRAM BEGINS

August 20, 2010

 For Immediate Release August 18, 2010   ELM BARK BEETLE CONTROL PROGRAM BEGINS       Winnipeg, MB – Beginning August 23, 2010, the City of…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Rockwood, South River Heights

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Update on the status of the City of Winnipeg Pesticide Use Permit

August 20, 2010

 For Immediate Release  Thursday, August 19, 2010    Winnipeg, MB. – Following Council approval of a motion in June to review the City’s current …

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