Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance

A new partnership with the US Dept of  Veteran’s Affairs and Rainbow Treecare is looking for arborist volunteers and sponsorship. The Minnesota site is Fort Snelling. Fort Snelling National Cemetery 7601 34th Avenue South Minneapolis MN 55450United States

New EAB Infestation in St. Paul

EAB announcement from the St. Paul Natural Resources: Emerald ash borer infested trees were recently found in the area surrounding the Summit Brewery. One tree near the entrance was initially identified by Forestry staff and after further survey trees have been identified stretching from Otto Ave to the NE and Elway St. to the SW. […]

Ash Replacement Plan Mpls Mtgs start TODAY

The Mpls Park and Rec Board’s Forestry Dept will hold meetings to share details of the 2014 Ash Canopy Replacement Plan. The meetings will provide: general overview of Emerald ash borer (EAB), info about MPRB’s partnership with the MN Dept of Ag to safely detect and remove EAB-infested trees, description of the MPRB ash canopy replacement […]

New HIA for EAB Management Plan in St. Paul

Currently, the MPCA is working on a health impact study of St. Paul’s existing management plan for emerald ash borer—see the full (existing) plan HERE. The HIA hopes to further inform the existing plan from a public health angle. See the MPCA’s lit. on Value of Trees, HERE. If you want to know if ash borers […]

Emerald Ash Borer is Not Disappearing Due to Cold

You can expect EAB to persist in 2014 despite our Polar Vortex deep freeze. Here’s a press release from the Wisconsin DNR: Keep your Emerald Ash Borer plans in spite of cold weather A forest health expert says the ongoing frigid air hugging the state is not enough to wipe out the tree-killing pest known as […]