What are Invasive Species?
- Plants, animals and micro-organisms that have been introduced (accidentally or deliberately) to non-native areas.
- They have negative impacts on the natural biodiversity/environment, economy and/or society, which can include human health.
Giant Hogweed has been found in the Town of Halton Hills. This is a giant plant that looks like “Queen Anne’s Lace” but is Very Dangerous to handle. If you find it, please do not touch it with your bare hands and keep children away from it.
Emerald Ash Borer
EAB or Emerald Ash Borer insect has been found in Halton Hills boulevard trees. Trees that are identified with the insect will be removed and disposed of.