WIUM Tristates Public Radio

Chris Enroth

Battling the EAB in Western Illinois

Jun 15, 2018

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has continued to spread through the tri states region.  Most recently the destructive insect has been found in McDonough County.

Rich Egger

After a brief break, cold temperatures have returned to the region. While that might mean you have to turn up the thermostat at home and bundle up before heading outside, a horticulture educator with the University of Illinois Extension said there is a silver lining to the extreme cold.