Invasive Beetles On Way to Dallas: Emerald Ash Borers Could Be Latest Threat to Trinity Forest
This January article in The Dallas Morning News highlights the devastation the Emerald Ash Borer can cause to the Great Trinity Forest as well as private and public properties where Ash trees are found. The City of Dallas can implement a plan that will help reduce their impact.
Organic treatments are not currently effective and chemical treatments are a prohibitive solution for an urban forest the size of the Great Trinity (which is made up of up to 40% Ash trees), three experts and a city official are calling for a plan of action.
Responsible action now to implement a borer action plan will head off larger problems later.
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