Emerald Ash Borer: coming soon to your neighborhood

Emerald Ash Borer collector Emerald Ash Borer sign Emerald Ash Borer - City of Northfield
We picnicked at Sakatah Lake State Park last weekend and I noticed that they’ve set up a collector/detector gizmo on an ash tree for the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).  In the June 19 issue of the Nfld News, Speedy beetle mistaken for tree-killing relative,

“It’s right in our backyard now,” (Streets and Parks Supervisor TJ Heinricy) said. He estimated up to 30 percent of the trees in Northfield are ash, and said he would initiate insecticide-spraying on the bark of vulnerable trees downtown.



  1. Bright Spencer said:

    I have looked at about 50 articles and images on emerald ash borer,
    and have yet to see a good photo of the ash tree bark and leaves so I could identify the tree for certain.

    July 30, 2009
  2. David Koenig said:

    I think I just killed one of these hiding in some bricks on my driveway. It had a very bright red back.

    Are we supposed to report seeing such to someone?

    July 30, 2009

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