Ash tree killer spotted in Giles County, further spread appears inevitable

Ash-Borer

U.S. Forest Service photo

Forestry experts say it’s now clearer that ever: the spread of a destructive tree insect appears inevitable across Virginia, and many ash trees are sure to fall victim. The Emerald Ash Borer is a green beetle from Asia blamed for killing tens of millions of ash trees in more than a dozen U.S. states, and now sighted around here as close as Giles County. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

07-23 Ash Borer Wrap1-WEB

Click here for the US/Canada web site devoted to emerald ash borer information

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