/Tag: EAB

Six Symptoms of Emerald Ash Borer

If you own an ash tree and live in Colorado, emerald ash borer threatens your tree. Six Symptoms of Emerald Ash Borer Try ArborScape's new Emerald Ash Borer cost calculator - a free, straightforward web-based tool for those concerned about managing their ash trees into the future. Click here to try it out! Emerald ash borer is a [...]

Six Symptoms of Emerald Ash Borer2018-08-27T09:29:15-06:00

Loveland: Proactive monitoring for EAB

Loveland sets traps to monitor emerald ash borer Each year, for the past seven years, Loveland parks staff have placed traps in strategic areas to monitor whether the emerald ash borer has arrived in the city. Again, 10 traps were being placed Monday. The pest has not been confirmed anywhere in Larimer County, in traps [...]

Loveland: Proactive monitoring for EAB2019-07-30T15:04:24-06:00

2016 Emerald Ash Borer Roundup

As we know, the devastating, invasive parasite Emerald Ash Borer has been making relentless inroads in the midwest throughout 2016.  Following are updates to round out the year in news.  Find FAQ and basics on the Emerald Ash Borer here. Do you have concerns about your Ash tree? We'll be happy to come out and assess it [...]

2016 Emerald Ash Borer Roundup2019-07-30T14:59:44-06:00

Denver Sparks Initiative to Save Local Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is a metallic green flying beetle that is known to bore into and kill ash trees it infests. With Boulder’s outbreak of emerald ash borer back in 2013, the devastating spread of infestation has caused massive numbers of ash tree deaths. Since Boulder has lost so many trees, and the State of [...]

Denver Sparks Initiative to Save Local Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer2017-06-06T14:26:24-06:00

Boulder County puts EAB-killed ash wood to use

Great coverage from KUNC on an uplifting story of lemons to lemonade. As we know, in 2013 the invasive ash pest Emerald Ash Borer was detected in Boulder County - the furthest west this devastating parasite has so far spread. This prompted a quarantine to prevent ash wood from leaving the county and further allowing the spread [...]

Boulder County puts EAB-killed ash wood to use2019-07-30T15:07:55-06:00

Identifying Ash Borer

Identifying "clear winged" ash borer. Although we're now faced with the tenacious emerald ash borer, we've had our own Denver ash borer known as lilac /ash borer preying on our Colorado ash trees for some time. While the following tips help you identify ash borer success in your ash tree, it's more helpful to watch [...]

Identifying Ash Borer2019-07-30T15:12:18-06:00

Springtime Tree Pests

  Spring is the key time to protect your trees from wood-boring insects. Effective preventive treatments are available for your landscape trees! Ash Borer (clearwing) – Ash trees are the main targets for this insect. Attacks usually are found in the area where the branches attach to the main trunk. Although it may take two [...]

Springtime Tree Pests2018-04-05T08:55:37-06:00

Fighting Emerald Ash Borer in Chicago

  Lessons from Dutch elm disease as Chicago, suburbs Gear Up to Fight EAB By Emily Johnson – 1/27/2011 Chicago, Ill. – The history of the tree culture in Chicago is a micro-history of trees in American cities and towns. And history is repeating itself. I talked to James Schuster, a plant pathology specialist at [...]

Fighting Emerald Ash Borer in Chicago2019-08-21T09:44:39-06:00