emerald ash borer

April 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Emerald Green Borer Damaging Rockville Ash Trees (VIDEO)

The emerald ash borer is an insect that came to the United States from China. For several years, this pest has been causing damage to local ash trees. Rock 11’s Kathy Dantzler reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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March 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Removing 1,800 Ash Trees to Ensure Park Safety (VIDEO)

The Emerald Ash Borer is a beetle responsible for the destruction of ash trees in 25 states, including Maryland. The beetle feeds on the trees causing them to die within three years. The Montgomery County Parks department has been working to eradicate this beetle from parkland, necessitating the removal of 1,800 Ash trees this year. […]

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March 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Bottom Line (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of The Bottom Line, which features reports on a Council bill to ban minors from using tanning facilities, an invasive beetle that is destroying Ash trees across the county, and more. You can watch the show, below:

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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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July 18, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Gaithersburg Treating Trees for Invasive Insect

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive, wood-boring insect that kills Ash trees, has been discovered near the city limits of Gaithersburg. The city estimates it has fewer than 400 Ash trees in the public right-of-way. To educate the public about the EAB and what the City is doing to preserve its Ash trees, an […]

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