Will I have to treat for Emerald Ash Borer forever?

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This is a valid question for anyone considering treating their ash trees instead of removal. While time will tell for certain, I nevertheless believe this is NOT the case. I have been involved with Emerald Ash borer treatment in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin since 2002. Over this time I have become more experienced treating for this insect… Read more »

Arlington Heights and West Chicago – Different Approaches to the Ash Borer Crisis

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Arlington Heights is planning to mortgage the future of the city by borrowing $11.5 million to fund the removal of 13,000 parkway ash trees. For the entire story, see Arlington Heights Fails City Residents. West Chicago, however, has committed to saving their ash trees for significantly less money. January 2012, West Chicago City Council voted… Read more »

Arlington Heights fails their residents in the heat of the Emerald Ash borer battle

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Headlines are everywhere nowadays about the 11.5 million dollar bond that the City of Arlington Heights, Illinois approved in order to remove and replace their 13,000 city parkway ash trees. http://triblocal.com/arlington-heights/2012/02/21/village-establishes-eab-fund-leaves-treatment-to-residents/ Although many citizens are in an uproar over the decision to mortgage the future of the city in order to remove these ash trees… Read more »

West Chicago, Illinois Extends Contract for Emerald Ash Borer

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On Monday January 16, 2012, the City of West Chicago, Illinois in regular session assembled, authorized the Mayor, Michael Kwasman to approve Resolution No. 12-R-0008 authorizing a Professional Services Agreement with Emerald Tree Care, LLC for Annual Emerald Ash Borer Insecticidal Treatments for Fiscal years 2012-2017. Emerald Tree Care LLC was contracted in 2011 by… Read more »