Ithaca Environment

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Insect threatens area's ash trees

From The Ithaca Journal.

The Emerald Ash Borer is a beetle from Asia that has been devastating the ash trees of the US, especially in the east. The problem is so serious that the trees may be completely wiped out within 10 to 20 years.

See Invasive Species of Eastern US Blog and Wikipedia: Emerald Ash Borer

The Ash Tree
Ash Leaves
Emerald Ash Borer, magnified (actual size is less than 1/2 inch long
The damage caused by an ash borer
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Thursday, May 27, 2010

To Work thru Sapsucker Woods

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