emerald ash borer
The event is a day of service partnership involving the city and the Arboriculture Society of Michigan.
The United States Forest Service announced it will award 22 grants to organizations in seven states to help restore urban and community forests, reduce toxic substances and remediate emerald ash borer damage as part of the multi-year, interagency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
An invasive insect may wipe out the ash trees at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
A new report says Michigan’s forests were hammered last year by the emerald ash borer, beech bark disease and a variety of other ailments and invasive pests.