Emerald Ash Borer
VALPARAISO | For several years the city has earned the Tree City USA designation from the state's Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry, but in 2012 it went one step farther.
MUNSTER | The emerald ash borer infected 514 ash trees in parkways along the Little Calumet River and Hart Ditch, and to date Munster public works employees have removed 162 of those trees.
PORTAGE | For the most part, the trees within the city's parks are healthy.
The emerald ash borer is an invasive beetle that destroys ash trees, often necessitating their removal. Bryan McKay, horticulturist with Lake County Parks, will share information concerning the warning signs and treatment programs that may be used to protect ash trees. The lecture will be fo…
Forecasters are predicting near-record highs in the low 100s, with temperatures feeling like 105 to 110 degrees Thursday in the region.
MUNSTER | A Purdue University entomologist painted an apocalyptic portrait of the emerald ash borer beetle and the destruction of every ash tree in the town by 2014 during an informational meeting Tuesday with more than 100 residents.
CHESTERTON | Indiana Department of Natural Resources and Purdue University provides training to identify Emerald Ash Borer, Asian Longhorned Beetle and Thousand Cankers of Walnut from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19 at Westchester Library Service Center. Includes in-class and field work. Prepares v…
MUNSTER | About 400 ash trees in neighborhood parkways along the Little Calumet River and Hart Ditch are infested with emerald ash borer, and the town will have 158 of them removed this year.
VALPARAISO | The city is getting a little help from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources in its battle with the emerald ash borer.
Beetlemania is sweeping the region, but the sound of thousands of screaming teenage girls that accompanied the original Beatlemania is being replaced by the sound of chain saws.
The emerald ash borer is ravaging ash trees. The destruction is expected to have an effect similar to Dutch elm disease, which left few elm trees intact.
I will celebrate Arbor Day today by hugging my trees and putting a curse on the emerald ash borer.
VALPARAISO | The city's battle with the emerald ash borer got a $20,000 assist from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, but city Public Works Director Matt Evans is looking for more.
VALPARAISO | Smile, Valparaiso, you're going to be on Geospan camera.
VALPARAISO | A known terrorist is operating inside the city borders, and Public Works Director Matt Evans is mustering an army to battle them in what could be called Operation: Enduring Treedom.
MERRILLVILLE | A grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources will help Merrillville protect its ash trees from the emerald ash borer.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Cora and Shannon don't seem to mind the heat and humidity prevalent at the Porter County Fair most of the week, but they can cool off by pumping their blood through their ears.
The emerald ash borer, an invasive insect that kills ash trees, has been detected in Lake County, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources announced Monday.
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