CHICAGO (AP)–City crews planted more than 6,600 trees throughout Chicago in 2014.
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Chris Enroth of the U of I Extension talks about the emerald ash borer problem locally.
The emerald ash borer problem started in Michigan and is spreading throughout the midwest, including here in Knox County. Many trees have either died or been cut down locally due to the emerald ash borer. Chris Enroth of University of Illinois Extension talks about the problem locally and if there is any solution.
The City of Galesburg may be taking quite a hit with the loss of hundreds of ash trees due to infestation by the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle, but a local tree expert says the state of trees in town is strong.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP)–This year’s particularly nasty winter has taken its toll on trees across Illinois.
GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Gifford lost dozens of homes to a tornado last November but the small east-central Illinois town also lost a lot of trees.
It may be a few years before the County’s Emerald Ash Borer infestation is resolved.
A 25-year plan adopted by the Galesburg City Council last year hopes to continue the process of fighting the infestation.