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Insect Control

Tree Pest Caterpillar Spraying Schedule 2016

Tree Pest Caterpillar Control Program

Tree Pest Caterpillar treatment crews will only be treating selected streets within each IMA that have or are at risk of significant defoliation. Not all streets within an IMA will be treated.

IMAs to be sprayed will be announced at least 8 hours in advance of spraying operations.

The City of Winnipeg controls forest tent caterpillar and cankerworms on City-owned trees using the biological insecticide Foray® 48B (Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki - Btk).

Citizens can register for notifications using the following link: Tree Pest Caterpillar Control Program Notification

Spraying Schedule:

  • Forest Tent Caterpillar Program has Concluded for 2016
Areas to be treated Areas to be treated  
Areas previously treated Areas prviously treated  





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Cankerworm Control Program Map
Tree Pest Caterpillar Control Program

  • Start Date: May 15, 2016
  • End Date: June 6, 2016

Previous Treatment Dates:

  • June 6th, 2016 - IMA 24, 1 and 2
  • June 5th, 2016 - Weather Delay
  • June 4th, 2016 - IMA 24, 1 and 2
  • June 3rd, 2016 - IMA 24
  • June 2nd, 2016 - IMA 23 and 24
  • June 1st, 2016 - Weather Delay
  • May 31st, 2016 - IMA 23
  • May 30th, 2016 - Weather Delay
  • May 29th, 2016 - IMA 45
  • May 28th, 2016 - IMA 43 and 50
  • May 27th, 2016 - IMA 43 and 50
  • May 26th, 2016 - IMA 48
  • May 25th, 2016 - Weather Delay
  • May 24th, 2016 - IMA 43
  • May 23rd, 2016 - IMA 43
  • May 22nd, 2016 - No Spraying scheduled
  • May 21st, 2016 - Weather Delay
  • May 20th, 2016 - IMA 49
  • May 19th, 2016 - IMA 49
  • May 18th, 2016 - Weather Delay
  • May 17th, 2016 - IMA 49
  • May 16th, 2016 - IMA 51
  • May 15th, 2016 - Kildonan Park

Tree Pest Caterpillar Program Archives

2015

*Program was unnecessary


Last update: January 4, 2017
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