Emerald Ash Borer: What to Know About the Beetle

Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer – a metallic green beetle – is a serious threat to ash trees. This wood-boring beetle’s effects are similar to that of Dutch elm disease and chestnut blight. In forests, as ash trees die, it leaves behind gaps in forest canopy, which allows light to reach the underlying vegetation.   Ash trees in lawns too are…

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