eab found in st charles county mo

toronado3800 Zone 6 StLouis(6)June 14, 2014

Well it is here. Guess sooner rather than later we will find out if this imidacloprid treatment will save my two white ash I am treating. I'll know I guess when those in the tree line die.

Tonight I was quizzing my friends. None really knew about any firewood transportation bans but one or two did know a billboard alongside the highway warning against it.

Well, here we go. Stupid arch grounds planting all Planetrees this time so they can have to replant when a green sycamore beetle pops up.

Here is a link that might be useful: http://extension.missouri.edu/news/DisplayStory.aspx?N=2236

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

welcome to our world... what did you expect ...??

them to be st louis bigots or something.. stopping at the city line???

ken

    Bookmark   June 14, 2014 at 7:51PM
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toronado3800 Zone 6 StLouis(6)

Lol.

It was more interesting, or a damnation of the transportation of firewood that had me watching eab leapfrog StLouis and hit the KC area and Colorado.

    Bookmark   June 14, 2014 at 11:10PM
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alabamatreehugger(8)

It'll be interesting to see how well EAB survives in the South. The Ash populations down here are so scattered, you can travel a hundred miles and not see a single one. I'm thinking they'll travel the path of the rivers (where green and pop ash thrive) and not venture too far out from there into the pine forests. Only time will tell I suppose.

    Bookmark   June 15, 2014 at 11:36AM
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calliope(6)

Think of the dollar amount of damage to our forests and lumber industry and all done in the name of cheap imported goods. Knowing that our pests are out there infecting other ecosystems don't take any of the sting out of it either.

    Bookmark   June 15, 2014 at 8:54PM
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