Monday, May 10, 2010

Emerald Ash Borer Makes its Way Through Minnesota

Minnesota ranks second in the highest number of ash trees in the nation. However, an invasive species called the Emerald Ash Borer, is killing ash trees and is making its way throughout the state. This wood boring beetle is smaller than the size of a penny, but its damage is massive. The Emerald Ash Borer is one hundred percent fatal to every tree it encounters and experts worry about its spread. To read more about the Emerald Ash Borer, click here.