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Emerald Ash Borer

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From: Karl Moro
Algonquin, IL
I recently heard from an arborist that the EAB prefers green ash over white ash. Is this true? Also, once the ash trees are gone, what's next on the EAB menu?

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From: Brenda Dahlfors
Program Coordinator, Horticulture
Lake/McHenry Unit
Karl - EAB likes ALL ash species (Fraxinus ssp). They are not known to attack any other tree species which means that the borer population will drop with the ash tree population. An excellent website to go to is:

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