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Protect Your Ash Trees Against The Next Generation Of Emerald Ash Borer

The most memorable line from a particularly scary move is: “They’re heeeere.” The same can be said right now for a particularly scary tree pest – the emerald ash borer. I’ve been seeing the tiny, metallic green adults flying around all over the place, and this means danger for any ash trees on your property. The emerald ash […]

Emerald Ash Borer Preparing To Make Its Annual Appearance

While we were nestled snugly away in our homes during the harsh winter, emerald ash borer larvae were snuggled inside ash trees feasting away. Right now, they’re in the final days of pupation. Soon metamorphosis will be complete and the little, metallic green adults will chew “D” shaped holes to the outside. The adults have […]

There’s Hope For EAB Eradication

Research on ways to eradicate the emerald ash borer (EAB) is beginning to yield some interesting results. We already have effective chemical controls, such as the Tree-Age that we inject into trees. This product is most effective when applied as a preventive before a tree is infected. However, it can also be used as an […]

How Vulnerable Are Your Ash Trees?

As spring approaches, so does the threat of emerald ash borer. As the weather warms, the metallic green adult borers will emerge from “D” shaped holes in infested ash trees and spend only a couple of weeks outside the tree. There, they will mate, the females will lay eggs and die. But, the next generation […]

This Is Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

This week (May 19-25, 2013) has been designated “Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week” in New York and other states in which this insidious pest is wreaking havoc with the ash tree population. Its purpose is to make all of us more aware of the emerald ash borer and the destruction it causes. While knowing its […]

A New Season of EAB Concern is Just Around The Corner

  As flowers bloom and green leaves break forth, green bugs will eat their way out of the trunks of ash trees. They are the adult emerald ash borers who will fly around until they mate. The females will then excavate holes in the bark of ash trees, lay their eggs, and another generation of the voracious pest […]

Emerald Ash Borer Adults Have Taken To The Air

This is the one time of year when the emerald ash borer (EAB) can be seen, if you have good eyes. The tiny, metallic green adults have emerged from inside infested ash trees, and have taken flight in search of a mate. Your eyes have to be good to see EAB adults because they are […]