City offers $500 subsidy to remove and replace trees killed by ash borer

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By Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen, August 30, 2018

Ottawa property owners with trees killed by the emerald ash borer may be eligible for up to $500 per tree in subsidized removal and replacement costs.

The South Nation Conservation Authority and the City of Ottawa have partnered to make the offer on a first-come, first-served basis. It covers 50 per cent of the cost of removal and replanting, up to the $500 limit. There’s a limit of $5,000 (10 trees) per landowner.

A certified arborist or registered forester must do the work, and the tree must be a victim of the ash borer in order to qualify for removal.

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