Emerald Ash Borer http://tspr.org en Emerald Ash Borer Threatens Tree Growth http://tspr.org/post/emerald-ash-borer-threatens-tree-growth <p>The Emerald Ash Borer has already been found in parts of the tri states and experts believe it's just a matter of time before it move its way throughout the area. Mon, 12 May 2014 15:49:07 +0000 Frannie Smith 53056 at http://tspr.org Emerald Ash Borer Threatens Tree Growth Emerald Ash Borer Now in Southeast Iowa http://tspr.org/post/emerald-ash-borer-now-southeast-iowa <p>The Iowa Department of Agriculture said an insect that's killed millions of ash trees has been found in a second Iowa location. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:28:27 +0000 The Associated Press 37414 at http://tspr.org Emerald Ash Borer Now in Southeast Iowa Galesburg Implements Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Plan http://tspr.org/post/galesburg-implements-emerald-ash-borer-readiness-plan <p></p><p>Galesburg is urging residents to take a proactive approach now that the Emerald Ash Borer has been detected in the city.</p><p></p><p>Larry Cox, Director of Public Works, said property owners should determine whether they have any ash trees. If they do, the trees should be checked for signs of the destructive pest.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:42:45 +0000 Rich Egger 25738 at http://tspr.org Galesburg Implements Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Plan Macomb Tries To Halt Emerald Ash Borer http://tspr.org/post/macomb-tries-halt-emerald-ash-borer <p>Macomb aldermen agreed to take steps designed to prevent an unwanted guest from making itself at home in the community.<br /><br />The city will not allow campers to bring firewood in to Spring Lake Park unless it in shrink-wrapped bundles and certified by the USDA to be free of the Emerald Ash Borer.<br /><br />Firewood that is not USDA certified would be confiscated and immediately burned.<br /><br />City Forester Tim Howe said the EAB lays its eggs in firewood, and campers then help the destructive insect get around.<br /> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 04:21:30 +0000 Rich Egger 9766 at http://tspr.org Macomb Tries To Halt Emerald Ash Borer