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  • $1,000,000 General Liability Insurance 

  • ISA Board Certified Master Arborist®

  • M.S. - Forestry

  • First Aid/CPR Certified

Jacob Winterbower

MW-5150B

July 6, 2016

      Emerald ash borer (EAB) is an insect that has caused serve damage throughout the Midwest.   It sweeps through cities killing every Ash tree in its path.  Often an infestation begins quietly with little indication of what is to come.  Within 2-5 years it suddenly appears as if it came out of nowhere.  Typically by the time a homeowner notices obvious signs and symptoms - EAB has been present for more than a year.  Unfortunately, it is also typically too late to save the tree.  So what are the options if you have Ash trees that you really care about?  There are currently three primary management strategies.

      The first option is to simply remove the Ash tree.  If you know immediately that you are not willing to pay for treatments to prevent an EAB infestation then removal is a good option.  Many cities are advis...

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