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The Forest Health Protection Act

In Manitoba, native and invasive forest pests and diseases of concern are regulated by The Forest Health Protection Act (C.C.S.M. c. F151) and the associated regulations. This legislation contains provisions that help prevent the entry of invasive forest pests, manage any new infestations detected in the province and manage outbreaks of forest pests that are native to Manitoba or are already well established here. For a copy of this legislation, please visit:

https://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/f151e.php

The Dutch Elm Disease Management Program and the Heritage Tree Program are administered under this legislation. For more information on these programs, please visit:

The Forest Health Protection Act Regulations

  • Forest Health Protection Regulation (MR87/2009): This regulation contains provisions that help prevent the entry of invasive forest pests, manage any new infestations detected in the province and manage outbreaks of forest pests that are native to Manitoba or are already well established here, such as gypsy moth.
    Important provisions of the Forest Health Protection Regulation

Protecting Manitoba’s Trees

You can help by learning more about the forest pests and diseases that threaten our forests and the issue of invasive forest pests and how they are spread. For more information, please see:

http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/forestry/health/index.html
http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/forestry/ded-urban/ded_mgmt.html

Contact Us:

http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/forestry/contact.html