emerald ash borer

By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 25, 2011 - 11:35 am
Photo by Flickr user Marion Doss. Published under Creative Commons license. With emerald ash borer and Asian longhorned beetle threatening to spread destruction across New York State's forests, the state Department of Environmental Conservation is getting... Read more
By wateradmin on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011 - 8:54 am
"Potshots," by Bovina artist Gary Mayer, runs every Sunday. You can see Gary's collected Sunday cartoons by clicking here. For some context for this week's cartoon, click here. Mayer is an artist who's lived in Bovina for the past seven years. Originally... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 - 5:22 pm
A truck injection. Photo from the Arborjet website. The insatiable emerald ash borer, an invasive insect that is death to ash trees, has already been spotted in parts of the Catskills, including Kingston, Saugerties, and locations in Greene County. While... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010 - 4:58 pm
Bad news for Kingston's ash trees: Last week, the USDA found emerald ash borer-infested trees in the city. Alderman Bill Reynolds, who blogs at billreynolds.wordpress.com, has a press release from Kingston environmental educator Steve Noble: New York... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 7, 2010 - 8:42 pm
Recently, New York State timber industry professionals met at Belleayre, at an emergency summit convened in response to the discovery of the dreaded Emerald Ash Borer in Ulster and Greene counties. Buried at the bottom of today's Daily Mail report on the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 - 10:00 am
An update from the Times Herald-Record says that there are now 20 sites in Ulster County that have been infected by the emerald ash borer: The latest sites include a tree in the Catskill Park's Forest Preserve and one about a half-mile away from the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 - 12:04 pm
Adam Bosch at the Times Herald-Record had a terrifying story on Saturday about the newfound emerald ash borer infestation in the Catskills. Apparently, things are far, far worse that we originally thought: "My best guess is that there are thousands of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 23, 2010 - 9:51 am
Bad news: The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), a highly destructive Asian beetle that threatens to effectively wipe out ash trees in North American forests, has been found in a USDA trap in Saugerties. New York State Department of Environmental... Read more


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