Articles About emerald ash borer

  • Scientist finds new ash borer host

    Wright State University Biology Professor Dr. Don Cipollini pointed out his groundbreaking discovery that the white fringe tree can be a host for the emerald ash borer. Cipollini was the first to publish research and convince the U.S. EPA to confirm the white fringe tree as the only other known host for the invasive beetle. Trees planted along the bike path and elsewhere in the village were instrumental to his discovery. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A local white fringe tree planted along the bike path is now famous as the second documented host of an invasive beetle that was thought to only prey upon ash trees.

  • Ashes to ashes

    The remnants of two old ash trees killed by the emerald ash borer were felled Oct. 8. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Two longtime watchers over the comings and goings of over a century and a half of Yellow Springs have been felled.

  • Shot in the bark

    On May 3 a Tree Care Inc. technician treated white ash and blue ash trees in the Ellis Park and Lloyd Kenney Arboretum by injection into the tree trunk.

  • Doomed ashes find second life as furniture

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    The coming decimation of the village’s ash tree population by an invasive Asian beetle is a dismal story, but the ashes could have a second life as furniture, cabinets, flooring and artwork.