900 million ash trees are at risk of Emerald Ash Borer in New York

November 5, 2014 11:50 AM

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900 million ash trees are at risk of Emerald Ash Borer in New York

More than 900 million ash trees are at risk in New York as the Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer in Broome County now.

Emerald Ash Borer is a small beetle that kills ash trees. It is native to Asia and Eastern Russia. Outside its native region, the emerald ash borer is an invasive species and its infestation is highly destructive to ash trees. This destruction is caused as the beetle disrupts the water and nutrition...

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