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Help Available for Private Glencoe Trees in Combatting Emerald Ash Borer

The insecticide used on public trees is available at the same cost to residents.

Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture via Flickr
Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture via Flickr
The following is from the Village of Glencoe:

The Village has been treating some of Glencoe’s ash tree inventory with an insecticide treatment in an effort to protect healthy ash trees from emerald ash borer (EAB).

The product used is Tree-age (active ingredient – emamectin benzoate), which is a systematic insecticide that is injected into the trunk. For the second year in a row, the contractor bid specification includes a provision to offer the Village’s unit pricing to residents interested in treating their own private ash trees. Beinlich Tree Service is the selected contractor for 2014 at a unit price of $6.45 per diameter inch.

Visit the Village website or contact the Village Forestry Supervisor at 847-835-4111 ext. 1146 for more information. 

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