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Emerald ash borer found in Omaha

This adult emerald ash borer is in a tree in Pulaski Park in Omaha. (Couresy Nebraska Forest Service)The emerald ash borer, the tiny green beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees across the country, has been discovered in an Omaha park.

The discovery means most ash trees in the Omaha area will be dead within five to eight years, and it's likely the bug also is in Lincoln. Continue reading…

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Originally published June 13, 2016 - Submit an Item