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worms

Subject: worms
From: Hare, Gareth
Date: Nov 30 2021 18:31:58

That would never work now in Toronto. Non-native earthworms (they all are
here) have managed to destroy the organic (humus) layer in forests. THis
is having an effect now on regeneration, soil and slope stability, nutrient
cycling, etc.


Michael Richardson B.Sc.F., BCMA
Ontario MTCU Qualified Arborist
Richardson Tree Care
Richardsontreecare.ca
613-475-2877
800-769-9183



That’s interesting Michael (although alarming!). Is there anything being done 
or planned to combat the creatures?

Kind regards

Gareth



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