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Arborjet Rides the Tour Des Trees: Day 7, Port Washington to Milwaukee

Today’s Itinerary: 41 miles 9:30 a.m. Rest stop / Tree dedication at Fox Point 9:30 a.m. Professor Elwood Pricklethorn at WI State Fair 12:00 p.m. Arrive at Mount Mary University 12:30 p.m. Closing ceremonies / tree dedication 1:30 p.m. Lunch 2:30 p.m. Cycle to Hyatt Regency Milwaukee to break down bikes and prepare for departure […]
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Arborjet Rides the Tour Des Trees: Day 2, Madison to Wisconsin Dells

 Today’s Itinerary: 106 miles 8:00 a.m. Tree dedication at the Wisconsin State Capital 10:15 a.m. Rest stop and tree dedication at the Blue Mound State Park 11:00 a.m. Tree dedication and educational event at the Sauk City Library with Professor Pricklethorn 12:15 p.m. Lunch at the Wollersheim Winery 1:30 p.m. Rest stop at Devil’s Lake […]
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Provider Spotlight: Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation, Hillard, OH

Chris Ahlum is a second generation arborist who grew up in the family business. His father Dave started Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation 37 years ago and today they run the company together. They have approximately 30 employees and cater to high-end residential clients and also do some commercial work.
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Audubon Miami Valley, Ohio: The Origins of the Ash Tree Project

Mark Gilmore and his wife Gylaine are Oxford, Ohio natives who graduated from local Miami University and moved away for 20 years pursuing careers. More recently, they moved back home for a simpler lifestyle and purchased a semi-rural property on 5 acres of tree-covered land. The Gilmores were aware of the devastating Emerald Ash Borer […]
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Provider Spotlight: Tri City Tree Doctor: Sanford, MI

Tri City Tree Doctor got in on the ground floor with trunk injections in 2003 injecting IMA-jet for EAB. We did some of the pilot testing with TREE-äge in 2007, and we have been using it exclusively for EAB since it became commercially available in 2008.  We treat a couple thousand ash every year and […]
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Maine on Alert: Communities prepare to take a stand against EAB

Last month in Maine, the Town of Yarmouth’s Tree Warden and Tree Committee held a preliminary meeting to talk about Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and the different control methods that are available. The devastating Emerald Ash Borer was found in Concord, NH in late 2013. In response to the looming threat, the town meeting was […]
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News Roundup: Week of November 28 – December 5

A Park Ranger in Great Smoky National Park found evidence of Emerald Ash Borer in the Greenbrier section of the park (video). Working dogs are helping the Minnesota Department of Agriculture search for evidence of Emerald Ash Borer (video). La Crosse, WI City Parks Board agrees to start cutting down ash trees, but residents can […]
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Virginia Losing 44 Acres of Forest per Day

The Virginia Department of Forestry says the state is rapidly losing its tree canopy. The state loses as much as 16,000 acres of forest every year, which works out to about 44 acres of forest a day, according to the 2011 State of the Forests Report.
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Minnesota DoA and DoT Teach Landowners to Spot Emerald Ash Borer

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Minnesota Department of Transportation recently held a field day to teach approximately 50 landowners how to identify signs of an Emerald Ash Borer infestation in a measure designed to help educate the public about the pest.
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Emerald Ash Borer Fall Treatments

About Emerald Ash Borer The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive pest introduced from Asia that attacks ash trees (Fraxinus spp.) This metallic wood boring beetle was found in Detroit, Michigan and Ontario, Canada in 2002, and has continued to spread into neighboring states and eventually across the U.S. and Canada. The adult is […]
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