Armstrong's Point Association Tree Committee

Mandate

In recognition of the high value in which Armstrong’s Point neighbourhood holds the preservation of its urban canopy, the Tree Committee’s mandate is:

  • To protect the parks, riparian forest and boulevards including the replacement of trees

  • To liaise with the City, and Armstrong’s Point residents

  • To serve as a conduit of information to residents regarding trees in public and private spaces.

Chair:  Ivan Sabesky

Dutch elm disease (DED) is caused by a fungus that blocks the trees vascular tissue, preventing it from taking up water and nutrients. DED is spread among elm trees by the native elm bark beetle, as they carry the fungal spores with them when they fly from tree to tree. Read More