Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in Buffalo, NY

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced that Emerald Ash Borer has been detected in Buffalo. This is the first infestation found in Erie County.

Recently, several purple traps have been distributed throughout our area to monitor the situation. To the right is a picture of one of the traps being hung in a green ash tree located at our office on 6271 Fremont Road in East Syracuse, NY.

View the press release from the New York State DEC.

Read more about Emerald Ash Borer on the DEC web site.

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Local Manager - Syracuse, NY
ISA Board-Certified Master Arborist
AAS Forestry at Paul Smith’s College (1975)
BS Resource Management SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY (1977)

Has spent 34 years as a practicing arborist, joining Bartlett Tree Experts in 1991. Past President New York State Arborists chapter of ISA (1999) and recipient of the Distinguished Arborist Award, NYSA (2003). As an arborist, provides quality tree care by assessing plant health, diagnosing problems, and recommending innovative, effective management plans.

Posted in Environmental Issues, Pests and Diseases Tagged with: ash, damage, DEC, eab, elm, emerald ash borer, environment, insects, invasive, new york, NY, pest, threat

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