Emerald Ash Borer finds its way to Île-Perrot

Emerald Ash Borer. File / Global News

ÎLE-PERROT – According to a report by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the pesky Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has found its way to Île-Perrot.

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The organization confirmed the presence of the insect on several trees in the town of Pincourt.

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The town said there is a risk the insect will soon spread across the entire municipality.

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Infected trees need to be cut down, but that requires a permit.

Not to mention, this can only be done during the winter months to avoid the insect from spreading.

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