Japanese Beetle Updates - Vancouver Temporary Transfer Station Closed, 2018 Treatment Complete
If you live in the Vancouver area, please note the following changes to the Japanese beetle regulated area movement controls effective October 15:
- The temporary transfer station (located at 301 West 1st Avenue) is now closed
- The movement of above-ground plant parts / green yard waste out of the regulated area is no longer restricted from Oct 15 until June 15, the start of the flight period of the adult beetles
- The movement of rooted plants and soil out of the regulated area is still restricted year round.
The 2018 treatment program is complete. Ongoing treatment efforts will continue next spring. Japanese beetle traps will be collected by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) by the end of October.
For information about the regulated area for Japanese beetle and current movement restrictions in place in Vancouver, or to get a movement certificate to move regulated materials out of the regulated area, please visit the