Emerald Ash Borer
- Colorado would benefit from tougher strategies aimed at preventing the spread of forests pests like the emerald ash borer, a new study says.Read more
- Boulder County homeowners cleaning up their storm-damaged yards face fines for taking ash tree wood outside the county because of an invasive beetle quarantine.Read more
- The Colorado Forest Service says an invasive beetle that kills ash trees could become "the most devastating insect" ever seen in the state's urban forests.Read more
- The draft plan suggests preemptively removing most of the ash trees over the next eight years and replacing at least some of those trees with other species.Read more
Scientists will release more than 1,000 stingless, parasitic wasps to help curb the emerald ash borer problem in Boulder.
The city plans to remove 50 to 100 of its trees this year in an attempt to reduce the potential spread of a destructive beetle.
The Michigan researcher who discovered the Emerald Ash Borer in this country in 2002 has called it one of the most destructive forest pests to hit the US.