Experts Urge Focus On Diversity When Replacing Trees Lost To Ash BorerThe emerald ash borer has done a lot of damage in the Chicago area. Approximately 13 million trees have been removed due to infestations of the notorious beetle.
Ash Trees On Midway Plaisance Coming Down Due To Ash Borer InfestationChicago Park District arborist Marcus Horan said he and a tree-cutting crew have been at the job for several weeks, cutting down two or three infected ash trees a day.
Chicago To Inoculate Remaining Viable Ash Trees Against Emerald Ash BorerChicago 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.
City To Treat 35,000 Trees To Protect Against Emerald Ash BorerThe city's war against the tree-killing Emerald Ash Borer was kicked up quite a few notches on Wednesday.
Expert Warns Ash Trees Could Be Wiped Into Oblivion, Maples Could FollowHomeowners 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.
Combination Of Drought, Emerald Ash Borer Has Wreaked Havoc On Ash TreesThe emerald ash borer and the drought this summer are teaming up to give a one-two punch to ash trees in the area.
Ash Borer Problem Still Growing In IllinoisFive years after the Emerald Ash Borer beetle was discovered killing ash trees in Illinois, the battle is becoming more ferocious.
Bartlett Woman Organizes Neighbors To Fight Emerald Ash BorerA Bartlett woman is organizing neighbors to join her in trying to save their tree-lined neighborhood from the emerald ash borer.
Emerald Ash Borer Problems On The Rise In Glen EllynIt’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.
Ash Borer Puts Hole In Yorkville's BudgetYorkville 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.
Village Of Gurnee Immunizes Trees Against Emerald Ash BorerFar north suburban Gurnee is taking on the tree-killing emerald ash borer.
Emerald Ash Borer Called 'Natural Disaster' In Vernon HillsThe emerald ash borer is attacking trees in Vernon Hills, in what one village official calls a “natural disaster.”