emerald ash borer

Government
2:45 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Costs To Fight Tree-Killing Beetle Pegged In Millions Of Dollars

Kansas City's forester Kevin Lapointe discusses effects and costs of Emerald Ash Borer disease.

It is likely to cost $6.5 million over the next five years if Kansas City decides to fight the spreading disease that kills certain shade trees.

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Environment
8:07 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Firewood Could Spread Invasive Beetle

The emerald ash borer.
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Conservation agents are urging Missourians to not transport firewood.  It’s part of an effort to control the emerald ash borer from spreading throughout the state.

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