Industry News: Pests

Hartford's Borer-Infested Ash Trees Are Coming Down

Tuesday, March 13, 2018  
Posted by: Jennifer Olivares

Thousands of Hartford’s insect-infested ash trees are at risk of collapsing, and many have already been removed from locations that include Goodwin Park and Columbus Boulevard, according to the city’s Tree Advisory Commission chairman.

Jack Hale, chair of the advisory panel, said the city is also experimenting with pesticide treatments to protect at least some of the trees plagued by the invasive emerald ash borer.

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