Illinois Drops Firewood Restrictions, Lifting Ash Borer QuarantineThe Illinois Department of Agriculture says the emerald ash borer has spread to the point that a nearly 10-year-old ban on in-state transportation of firewood is no longer justified.
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.
Evanston Losing More Trees To Emerald Ash Borer The City of Evanston appears to be losing the fight to save its remaining 2000 ash trees from the Emerald Ash Borer. CBS 2’s Mike Parker has this Original Report.
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.
Homeowners Hunt For Emerald Ash Borer In Their TreesThe weather is warming up, trees and flowers are blooming, and experts and homeowners who have ash trees remain on the hunt for trees infested with the emerald ash borer.
Arlington Heights Residents Want To Save Infested Ash TreesThe village of Arlington Heights have made aggressive plans to deal with an infestation by the emerald ash borer, but some residents are suggesting alternatives to cutting down trees. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
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.
Carol Stream Mayor: Diseased Trees Are Contributing To OutagesCarol Stream Mayor Frank Savarino says he is looking for ways to assist homeowners whose aged or diseased trees on private property are contributing the town's power problems.
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.
State Launches Reforestation Project In NorthbrookLt. Gov. Sheila Simon says reforestation of 40 north suburban acres will pay big dividends for area residents in terms of cleaner air, cleaner water and wildlife habitat.