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ASH BORER ARRIVES

Beetle that kills ash trees enters Schoharie County

An emerald ash borer trap is attached to a tree in the median of Glenwood Boulevard near Union Street in Schenectady in June.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
An emerald ash borer trap is attached to a tree in the median of Glenwood Boulevard near Union Street in Schenectady in June.
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Landis Arboretum Executive Director Fred Breglia started worrying about emerald ash borers years ago. The small, green-shelled beetles are capable of taking down a full-grown ash tree in a few years — laying eggs in the bark that grow into maggots and eat what amounts to the tree’s circulatory system. It’s not a pretty sight for a career arborist and would be devastating to Breglia’s 548-acre tree garden on the Montgomery-Schoharie counties border. “As invasive ...


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