In this Denver Post article, Michael Sundberg from Davey's Southeast Denver office shares the impact emerald ash borers can have on your landscape.
Carl Meinecke slides up to an ash tree and wraps a tape measure around the trunk, gathering both circumference and diameter in one move.
"Diameters is 17.9 inches," Carbondale's town arborist tells colleague and public landscape technician, Allison Uri.
While Uri logs the number into her phone, Meinecke stands back, looks up and inspects the tree's crown. No obvious signs of damage -- no thinning, no dead spots, no noticeably small leaves.
But all is not well in Carbondale.
To read Michael's thoughts on the emerald ash borer, click here.
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