Illinois Department of Agriculture

5:10 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Residential Fight Against Emerald Ash Borer

EAB expert Scott Schirmer identifies epicormic sprouting on an ash tree in DeKalb
Credit Mike Moen

The Emerald Ash Borer continues to spread in northern Illinois. Experts say it’s inevitable the tree-killing insect will reach new territory. They urge communities in its path to take steps to reduce the impact. But it’s not just a problem for local officials. Residents have also joined the fight.

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