Deadlier than Dutch Elm: U.S. Trees Stricken by a Plague of Ash Borers

photo of the underside of an Emerald Ash Borer, an inch-long, shiny green insect with golden overtones

TIME Magazine article about the destructive outbreak of the invasive emerald ash borer, a beetle native to China.

Deadlier than Dutch Elm: U.S. Trees Stricken by a Plague of Ash Borers

Referenced study:
Cost of potential emerald ash borer damage in U.S. communities, 2009–2019
K.F. Kovacs, R.G. Haight, D.G. McCullough, R.J. Mercader, N.W. Siegert, A.M. Liebhold
Ecological Economics (2010)

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Posted on June 13, 2011