A tiny green beetle from China called the Emerald Ash Borer has devastated ash forests since it was first discovered in Michigan nine years ago. It has spread to 15 states. The economic impact has hit homeowners, cities and the timber industry. Our story comes from David Chanatry with the New York Reporting Project at Utica College.
Emerald Ash Borer Threatens 8 Billion Trees
By David Chanatry • Aug 24, 2011