The Loveland forestry people are going to remove 800 Ash trees from their parks and open spaces to help prevent the spread of this devastating pest. We hope this is not a sign of things to come, and we are actively keeping an eye on the Emerald Ash Borer danger to our Denver area Ash trees. While no Emerald Ash Borer’s have been found in Denver yet, the spread is unfortunately a definite possibility. If you have questions about how to protect your Ash trees in Denver, give our Mountain High Tree Arborists a call at 303.232.0666 and we can come out and access if you need to take precautions with your Ash tree.
Emerald Ash Borer’s ‘Inevitability’ Prompt Loveland Ash Removals
Work is underway to remove 800 ash trees from Loveland parks and open spaces. Why? Because of one little beetle. The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been in Colorado for years now, but remained undetected until 2013 when it was found in the city of Boulder, the furthest point west that it has been detected. The invasive beetle is native to Asia and has decimated the ash tree population across the U.S. No one has been able to stop or eradicate it. Read full article »