saskatchewan forestry

Elm tree pruning is now banned in the province

Mar 31, 2023 | 10:19am

The annual ban on pruning elm trees is upon us. As of April 1, the ban is in effect to protect the province’s elm trees by helping stop the spread of Dutch elm disease (DED). The ban is in effect until August 31. DED is caused by a fungus that’s spread by elm bark beetles. […]