November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery Parks Staff Prepares for Dead Ash Trees (PHOTO)

Talk about a pest. Montgomery Parks officials announced this week that a non-native invasive beetle from Asia, the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), has been detected in the county and it is destroying Ash trees across the county. The beetle feeds on the trees causing them to die within three years. While only two percent of […]

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August 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Ash Tree Problems (Video)

The emerald ash beetle has been attacking ash trees in the United States for about ten years now. Rockville 11’s Jennifer Ligsay talks to Forester Wayne Noll about what residents can do to protect their ash trees. Rockville residents may call Parks and Facilities Division for assistance at 240.314.8700 if they suspect their trees are […]

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