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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Quite often I am asked, “When should I start treating my ash tree for Emerald Ash Borer?” This usually starts a very good discussion with me as I believe that any good Certified Arborist should help educate their client about any concerns they may have. As it relates to the Emerald Ash Borer, it is… Read more »

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WHERE HAS THE EMERALD ASH BORER SPREAD? HOW MANY STATES IS IT IN? The Emerald Ash Borer has been confirmed as of October 1, 2013, in the following 21 states in alphabetical order: Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin,… Read more »