How Fast Does Emerald Ash Borer Kill Trees in Our Forests?

Ash forest affected by emerald ash borer

By Laurel Haavik, Ph.D. Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, a shiny green beetle from Asia commonly known as the emerald ash borer (EAB), has taken North America by storm. Assisted mostly by people, but also by its own wings, EAB is rapidly spreading across urban and forested areas alike. EAB-killed ash trees in urban areas are noticeable […]