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Follow this summer checklist to keep your trees and landscape healthy by identifying potential issues.
Emerald Ash Borer: Plant Health Care Tips. The emerald ash borer represents a significant challenge to our urban forests and our backyards.
Coalition for Urban Ash Tree Conservation: Emerald Ash Borer Management Statement. Emerald ash borer has killed millions of ash trees since its discovery in 2002 and the number of dead ash is increasing rapidly. Ash species are abundant in planted and natural areas of urban forests, representing 10 - 40% of the canopy cover in many communities.
Caterpillars feed on the leaves of oak trees and other species. Found on the Pacific coast.
Causes severe damage to forests and landscape pines, discoloring needles and eventually defoliation.