emerald ash borer

•When it comes to selecting trees, ‘diversity is your friend’ – click here. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A survey of trees in Elk River has yielded a few surprises. One is that the most prevalent type of tree in the city is spruce. A second is that there are fewer ash trees than anticipated. […]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The emerald ash borer, a beetle that has infested green, gray and black ash trees in its native Asia and around the globe, is in Minnesota. Last March the population was as close to Elk River as the city of Shoreview, in Ramsey County, according to resource conservationist Gina Hugo […]

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Click here to see a list of upcoming home and garden events. by Joni Astrup Associate editor Gina Hugo calls it “the green menace” and says it’s not a question of if it will arrive in Elk River, but when. The menace is the emerald ash borer, and when it arrives it poses a threat […]

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