emerald ash borer

By Laney Salisbury on Friday, Jun. 26, 2015 - 10:40 am
Many trees along Route 23C leading up to the Mountain Top Arboretum in the Greene County village of Tannersville don't stand a chance. They are ash trees, victims of the ongoing Catskills invasion by the emerald ash borer, and they loom over the road like... Read more
By Laney Salisbury on Friday, Jun. 5, 2015 - 9:47 am
The emerald ash borer – a destructive insect that eats ash trees – is continuing its relentless push through the Catskills and New York state, killing thousands of trees and impacting the budgets of homeowners and state agencies, according to officials... Read more
By CRISP on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:51 am
Join us! October 1st, 12:30-3:30 at the Erpf Center, home of the Catskill Center, in Arkville, NY. Native seed collection is imperative for the preservation, conservation and reclamation of plant communi-ties in decline. Faced with the loss of Ash (... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Jul. 25, 2014 - 10:15 pm
This letter is a response to a news story, "Olive firewood dealer busted for selling logs infested with emerald ash borer," published on July 23, 2014. - Ed. To the editor: Previous to this I only knew of the two laws on the DEC’s website: 1.       New... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 - 3:23 pm
Above: An adult emerald ash borer. Photo by Jared Spokowsky, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Bugwood.org, via insectimages.org. Firewood sold on Route 28 in the Ulster County town of Olive was infested with emerald ash borers, a destructive... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 20, 2013 - 4:35 pm
Above: A state Department of Environmental Conservation map showing emerald ash borer distribution in New York State. For a larger version, visit the DEC's website.  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced Monday that... Read more
By Dave Channon on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 - 10:24 am
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 - 12:42 pm
Above: Photo of emerald ash borer taken at the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station Laboratory, East Lansing, Michigan. Source: insectimages.org. The march of the invasive emerald ash borer across the Catskills continues. Today, the state... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 28, 2011 - 9:39 am
Three businessmen, including the owner of a local trucking business, were arrested recently on charges that they shipped ash timber out of Greene County, where the wood is under a quarantine because the highly destructive emerald ash borer has been found... Read more


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