Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
Locations of the EAB in Grey and Bruce Counties as prepared by the Grey Sauble and Saugeen Valley Conservation Authorities:
Identification Pamphlet for Emerald Ash Borer, Canadian Food Inspection Agency:
County Weed Program
The County Forestry Technician enforces the provisions and regulations of the Provincial Weed Control Act, and provides training assistance to Municipal Staff .
Please note that landowners within urban areas are advised to contact their municipality regarding noxious weed concerns.
The County recommends using extreme caution in working with noxious weeds as many species can cause serious side effects to individuals.
The following documents and links may be of help to the public in identifying and eradicating noxious weeds found on private property.
Bruce County Forests are administered by the Department,
approximately 4850 hectares of land, under a management agreement with
the Ministry of Natural Resources. These lands are public lands owned by
the County and accessible to local residents and visitors alike. MTB
mountain bike trails are located on some of these lands (see above).
Forest Conservation By-law 4071 (Office Consolidation July 2015) The Department is responsible for administering the By-law which regulates the cutting of trees within the County, promoting sound forest management practices. Permit applications are attached to the Tree Cutting By-law (link above).
For further information, please contact:
Kevin Predon, County Forestry Technician / Weed Inspector
Office: 519-534-2092 ext. 117
- Predator Control Compensation Form Nov 2013 (submit to County Clerk's Office, Walkerton)
- Landowner Application for Removal of Nuisance Beaver (submit to the County Clerk's Office, Walkerton)