First positive identification of EAB in both counties.
Emerald ash borer
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.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas agriculture officials have approved a statewide quarantine in hopes of slowing the spread of an invasive beetle that destroys ash trees. The State Plant Board announced Tuesday the quarantine in
In August, four emerald ash borers (EAB) were captured on a purple prism trap near Welcome, in southern Minnesota. According to the Minnesota DNR, this discovery is important as it is at least 60 miles
The invasive pest was found within a few miles of the Canadian border and may represent an expansion of Canadian infestations into New York.
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.