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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EAB Confirmed in Greendale

Details of latest confirmation:&nbsp; Emerald ash borer has been detected in the village of Greendale at 43rd Street and West Ramsey Ave.&nbsp; Larvae, an immature life stage, were collected after extensive woodpecker damage in trees was observed and a Department of Natural Resources urban forester was notified. Village officials submitted photos F...

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Spring 2011: Is EAB still a concern?

Recently, the concern over emerald ash borer (EAB) seemed to have faded out of the media spotlight. After receiving a lot of attention when EAB was first found in Wisconsin in August of 2008, a general sense of knowing the insect is nearby seemed to satisfy those who were looking for a new big story. It may take something like a new EAB quarant...

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Emerald Ash Borer Update spring 2010

by Dave Scharfenberger, Board-Certified Master Arborist WI-0131B Will emerald ash borer (EAB) be the end of unprotected ash trees in Wisconsin, the Midwest and the entire US? No one knows that answer but it could be, “Yes!” Locations of EAB have continued to increase in southeast Wisconsin. A common fact emerges when looking at other areas that ...

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There is a Difference in EAB Protection

by Dave Scharfenberger, Board-Certified Master Arborist WI-0131B We have been talking a lot about emerald ash borer (EAB) over the last few years. EAB is now officially in Milwaukee County, and a seven-county area in southeast Wisconsin, including Milwaukee and Waukesha counties, has been quarantined. We have been staying up with the research...

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EAB Management or Property Management?

by Dave Scharfenberger, Board-Certified Master Arborist WI-0131B Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is certainly starting to appear in the headlines. Cities are doing treatments and many people are selling cures. Anyone who has anything to do with outside maintenance seems to be getting into the ash treatment game. At Wachtel we have a different b...

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EAB hits Wisconsin

by Dave Scharfenberger, Board-Certified Master Arborist WI-0131B Emerald ash borer (EAB) is a very serious problem that threatens all ash trees in the Midwest. As of 8/5/08 it has been found in Wisconsin and is extensive in northern Illinois. The million dollar question seems to be, &ldquo;When should I start treatment if I want to protect an ...

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Emerald Ash Borer - What to do

by Dave Scharfenberger, Board-Certified Master Arborist WI-0131B Recently a lot of attention has been focused on emerald ash borer (EAB). This Asian invader looks like it could be our next big tree problem. Over six million ash trees have been killed in the Detroit area. At waysides north of Detroit, vehicles have been inspected for firewood. Of...

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Treating Ash for Emerald Ash Borer

by Dave Scharfenberger, Board-Certified Master Arborist WI-0131B Emerald ash borer (EAB) is a very serious problem that threatens all ash trees in the Midwest. It has not been found in Wisconsin as of June 21, 2006, but it is in northern Illinois. The million-dollar question seems to be, &ldquo;When should I start treatment if I want to protect ...

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Ash Danger - Emerald Ash Borer

by Dave Scharfenberger, Board-Certified Master Arborist WI-0131B Emerald ash borer (EAB), one of the worst insects of all time, is threatening Wisconsin trees. Over 17 million ash trees have been cut down in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana due to this insect. Many authorities are concerned that EAB could wipe out every ash tree in North America! EAB ...

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Emerald Ash Borer Update

by Dave Scharfenberger, Board-Certified Master Arborist WI-0131B If you have followed our newsletter or reports in the media, you should know that there is a serious threat to our ash trees. Emerald ash borer (EAB) has killed over 20 million ash trees in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. Ash trees make up 20% of our urban forest and their loss will be...

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