MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin DNR cautions hunters to avoid placing deer stands in or near ash trees this deer season. Most ash trees in the southern half of Wisconsin, Door County and the Mississippi River
Invasive insect is wiping out important tree species.
Author clearing dead ash trees from his homestead
Tree damage visible as the invasive insect takes its toll.
Recent polar vortex won’t cause the insect to go extinct, but could buy landowners time to treat ash trees that haven’t been infected yet.
So, this year’s polar vortex is good news for ash in Minnesota.
DECATUR, Ill. — The emerald ash borer epidemic that hit central Illinois five years ago is still going strong and could spell the end of ash trees in the community of Decatur. Decatur Park District
Now it’s walnut trees that are being cut down and sold illegally.
Departments of Environmental Conservation, Agriculture and Markets expand area restricting movement of ash wood to slow spread of invasive pest.