Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
Symptoms of the Emerald Ash Borer:
The Emerald Ash Borer causes thinning and yellowing foliage
The thinning of foliage leads to vast amount of Woodpecker activity
The larvae creates tunnels that can kill the trees
About the Emerald Ash Borer:
The EAB is an exotic beetle. It is a member of the beetle family, the beetle causes significant damage to ash trees to not only the trees health but it’s appearance too. Ash trees have been widely planted in urban situations there, and are economically important as a commercial timber crop. The death of many ash trees, within two to three years of first showing signs of ill health, is causing considerable concern. A resolution could be to possibly plant more trees.