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Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The destructive emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Lafayette by a Purdue entomologist, the city forester and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. The invasive insect that destroys ash trees was first found in Tippecanoe County near Americus last year, but city forester Belinda Kiger said this latest confirmed find […]

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Ice storm tree damage offers chance to detect emerald ash borer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wood debris from January ice storms in Southern Indiana and Kentucky provides an opportunity for emerald ash borer detection, said one Purdue University expert. “The silver lining in these ice storms is that homeowners and city foresters can use fallen limbs as an early detection tool for EAB,” said Purdue entomologist […]

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Emerald Ash Borer detection program continues with purple panel traps

Emerald Ash Borer (Photo courtesy of: H. Russel,Michigan State University) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources are continuing emerald ash borer detection efforts in the state with a new program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS). Throughout the remainder of the […]

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Indiana joins multistate effort to fight emerald ash borer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has declared May 18-24 Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, part of a multi-state effort to reinforce the dangers of firewood movement by unsuspecting citizens. “Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Awareness Week is aimed at all citizens, but we’ve chosen to focus our efforts on state parks and properties […]

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