The Emerald Ash Borer: What You Need to Know

Using our emerald ash borer management plan as a case study, learn what you can do to preserve your trees in this FREE class.

PHOTO: Emerald ash borer.

By now, you’ve likely heard about the emerald ash borer and the disastrous impacts the insect is having on trees throughout our region. But how can you identify an ash tree? And what exactly is this tiny insect doing to cause such a big problem? Join us for a no-nonsense look at the emerald ash borer. Using the Chicago Botanic Garden’s multiple-phase emerald ash borer management plan as a case study, we’ll consider what you can do to preserve your trees. An outdoor demonstration of tree treatment will be included as part of the class.