Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin

Emerald Ash Borer damage in WisconsinThe Emerald Ash Borer is an insect that threatens Ash trees in Wisconsin and the Midwest. With widespread infestations in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, we've been monitoring the spread of EAB and have been developing responses for some time.  The image to the right shows the difference between a treated tree and and untreated tree. To help you better understand this threat to your precious Ash trees we've written a number of articles that discuss both prevention and treatment, as well as other options if the tree can't be saved.

Contact our Wisconsin tree service today to protect your favored Ash trees against the Emerald Ash Borer before it's too late. 

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Wisconsin Ash Tree Mortality - Time Machine

By: Ron Gumz, Certified Arborist MN-0324A Wouldn’t it be nice to have a time machine that could take you into the future to get a glimpse of what may be coming our way?  People often say of tragedies that if they could have known what was coming, they likely would have handled the events differently.  Well, we are on the cusp of a ...

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Crying Wolf? – No Longer!

By Anthony Arnoldi, Board Certified Master Arborist  As I walk properties in Mequon, the North Shore, and other areas, I am amazed at what I see. Many, many ash that showed no dieback or significant deadwood a year ago now do. A whole host of other ash that “don’t look too bad” to the casual observer have significantly thinn...

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EAB Quarantined Counties in Wisconsin

Emerald ash borer (EAB) is a very serious problem that threatens all ash trees in the Midwest. EAB was first discovered in Wisconsin in 2008 and is now found extensively in southeast Wisconsin and northern Illinois. There are currently 39 Quarantined Counties in Wisconsin (see map - updated August 18, 2015). EAB has now been found in over 30 Wisco...

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Emerald Ash Borer - What's Your Plan?

by John T. Gall, Certified Arborist/Municipal Specialist WI-0249AM If you have green, white, blue or European ash trees growing on your property and you want to keep them from succumbing to Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), the window of time to protect them is quickly closing.  Untreated trees will die!  If you are waiting for EAB to officially ...

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight

By Tony Arnoldi, Board Certified Master Arborist …but maybe not tomorrow night.    The warm temperatures we have had lately have been long anticipated—finally we can get outside and enjoy the rite of spring—blooming spring bulbs, then shrubs, and next flowering trees and perennials join in! It’s time for long wal...

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Ash Tree Identification

Ash Tree Identification  Proper tree identification can be tricky. Many trees share similar attributes such as branch and bud configuration, leaf shape, and bark texture, making it easy to mistake one type of tree for another. When it comes to protecting your ash tree against EAB the first step is proper identification. If you need help deter...

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Consider the Ash

by: Tony Arnoldi, Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0102BWe all know by now the plight of the Ash genus in our state (and ultimately in the continental United States) due to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). The response to this can be largely summarized by the following strategies:  Do nothing and remove ash trees as they are killed by EAB. ...

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Spring 2014: Wisconsin EAB Alert!

Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin Counties You may or may not have an ash tree on your property. However, since ash trees make up about 20% of the trees in Wisconsin, they are in your neighborhood and we feel compelled to make sure you have the facts about EAB. Emerald as borer (EAB) is a very serious problem that threatens all ash trees in the Midwe...

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2013- Woodpecker Feeding on EAB Larvae

Winter 2013 - Woodpecker Feeding on Ash Trees Good Indicator of Emerald Ash Borer Present http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/eab/article.jsp?topicid=18

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EAB Confirmed in Greenfield

  Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Greenfield Release Date: 2/14/13 Contact:     Donna Gilson, 608-224-5130, donna.gilson@wi.gov                   Jim Dick, Communications Director, 608-224-5020, jim.dick@wi.gov Details of latest confirmation:  Emerald ash b...

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