Regina confirms four cases of Dutch elm in city trees

The City of Regina has confirmed four cases of Dutch elm disease in the city.

The diseased trees, on 2nd Avenue and King Street, are being removed Thursday to help curb the spread of Dutch elm in Regina.

Residents are reminded that it is illegal to prune elm trees between April 1st and August 31st, under provincial law. The law helps minimize the risk of spreading Dutch elm,

Since 1981, Regina has only lost 128 trees to Dutch elm disease.

To learn more about Dutch elm, go to the city’s website.

Residents with concerns about Dutch elm, can contact Service Regina at 306-777-7000

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