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Limiting impact of Dutch Elm Disease

 Twyla Siple

Jeff Wharton, MLA for Gimli, presents Gimli’s Mayor Randy Woroniuk with a $6,000 funding cheque for Dutch Elm Tree Disease Management on behalf of Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squire.

Jeff Wharton, MLA for Gimli, presents Gimli’s Mayor Randy Woroniuk with a $6,000 funding cheque for Dutch Elm Tree Disease Management on behalf of Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squire.

Gimli’s Mayor Randy Woroniuk and Jeff Wharton, MLA for Gimli, stand beside a dutch elm tree on 4th Avenue. between Lady of the Lake and Centre Street, in Gimli, to announce funding for Dutch Elm Tree Disease Management on behalf of Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires. Wharton presented a grant for $6,000 to the Rural Municipality March 2.

Dutch elm disease is a fungi passed from tree to tree through native bark beatles, according to the Manitoba Government’s Forestry Branch.



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