CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Ash Trees

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Chicago To Inoculate Remaining Viable Ash Trees Against Emerald Ash Borer

Chicago is treating city’s 35,000 viable ash trees, even though there’s no guarantee they’ll survive the emerald ash borer, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

07/07/2014

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

City To Treat 35,000 Trees To Protect Against Emerald Ash Borer

The city’s war against the tree-killing Emerald Ash Borer was kicked up quite a few notches on Wednesday.

WBBM Newsradio–04/24/2013

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Expert Warns Ash Trees Could Be Wiped Into Oblivion, Maples Could Follow

Homeowners are being told to diversify – not just by financial planners – but by a biologist who is concerned that maples could one day follow ash and American elm trees into oblivion.

WBBM Newsradio–08/21/2012

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Combination Of Drought, Emerald Ash Borer Has Wreaked Havoc On Ash Trees

The emerald ash borer and the drought this summer are teaming up to give a one-two punch to ash trees in the area.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Ash Borer Problem Still Growing In Illinois

Five years after the Emerald Ash Borer beetle was discovered killing ash trees in Illinois, the battle is becoming more ferocious.

WBBM Newsradio–09/05/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Bartlett Woman Organizes Neighbors To Fight Emerald Ash Borer

A Bartlett woman is organizing neighbors to join her in trying to save their tree-lined neighborhood from the emerald ash borer.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Emerald Ash Borer Problems On The Rise In Glen Ellyn

It’s barely the size of your pinky nail, but is rapidly changing the landscape of the Chicago area. Emerald Ash Borer infestations are leading to the removal of thousands of trees.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

(File Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Ash Borer Puts Hole In Yorkville’s Budget

Yorkville officials still are not sure what to do. But they know whatever they decide, dealing with the emerald ash borer as it makes its way through the southwest suburb will be costly.

06/29/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Village Of Gurnee Immunizes Trees Against Emerald Ash Borer

Far north suburban Gurnee is taking on the tree-killing emerald ash borer.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Emerald Ash Borer Called ‘Natural Disaster’ In Vernon Hills

The emerald ash borer is attacking trees in Vernon Hills, in what one village official calls a “natural disaster.”

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Ash Borers Found At Arboretum

Staff at The Morton Arboretum in west suburban Lisle discovered emerald ash borers, but they’re not panicking.

11/17/2010