The Emerald Ash Borer destroys trees. And if you've ever seen the damage they've done, you'd probably make a big stink about them too.
Emerald Ash Borer
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The village has confirmed the presence of the bug. Find out how the village's forestry will change in response to the insect.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of an emerald ash bore beetle on a tree within Greendale. The village will work with state officials to determine the extent of the outbreak. The village counted about 1,300 ash trees on its boulevards and right of ways in 2010. That year, the village implemented an Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan. They have chemically treated about 500 of those trees each year to protect against devastation by the insect, and Public Works has removed about 100 ash trees each year, replacing them with other, disease-resistant trees. The village has information about the emerald ash borer and the Village’s Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan online. Information is also available at the …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Greenfield's Division of Public Works is hosting a free workshop at the Greenfield Community Center on Nov. 10.
Emerald Ash Borer has already killed more than 50 million ash trees, and yours could be next. Find out where it is in your community, what is required of you and how you can protect your ash trees at a free EAB workshop at the Greenfield Community Center, 7315 W. Cold Spring Road, from 1-3 p.m. Nov. 10. The workshop is free to all Greenfield residents and those from surrounding communities. Topics will include Guest speakers will include Sharon Morrise, a consumer horticultural agent for Milwaukee County University Wisconsin Extension, and Bill McNee, a plant pest and disease specialist for the Department of Natural Resources. A panel of forest managers from Greenfield and neighboring communities will also be on hand, as will Oak Creek's …