Ash Tree Species Pushed To Brink Of Extinction, Scientists SayFive prominent species of ash tree in the eastern U.S. have been driven to the brink of extinction from years of lethal attack by a beetle, a scientific group says.
March Is Time To Search For Emerald Ash BorerAs spring approaches, bug experts say now is the best time for Minnesotans to look for signs of emerald ash borer. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture urges homeowners to search their ash trees for potential infestations, especially those in and near the quarantined counties of Hennepin, Ramsey, Houston and Winona. Entomologist Mark Abrahamson says it's an ideal time for homeowners to go into their yards and look.
Hold Off On Ash Tree Pruning Or Risk InfestationExperts say don’t prune your ash tree yet or it could make it more vulnerable to the emerald ash borer.