SOUTH DAKOTA FOCUS Emerald Ash Borer Update

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SDPB1 & Thursday, Se3pt. 19, 8pm (7 MT) 


The invasive beetle continues to take its toll on ash trees in Sioux Falls, prompting firewood quarantines and a plan to remove the city's 22,000 ash trees by 2028. Agricultural and arboreal experts check in with an update of the hardest-hit areas and efforts to stop the infestation. 

Guests include:

Travis Theilen – SD GF&P Planning and Development Specialist

Brenda Sievers – SDDA Plant Industry Program Manager

Dr. John Ball – SDDA Forest Health Specialist, SDSU Extension Forestry Specialist

Kelby J. Mieras –  Park Operations Manager, City of Sioux Falls Parks & Rec.

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