Rockford has already lost 8,000 Ash trees to the nasty little beetle called the Emerald Ash Borer, and this year could be the worse one yet for losses. That is why the city is offering replacements for fallen Ash trees to Rockford residents.
After a decade of banning in-state transportation of firewood because of fears over the Emerald Ash Borer, The Illinois Department of Agriculture has given up stating it is no longer justified. The bug is too wide spread. What are the signs you have infestation?