Tag: Emerald Ash Borer
  • Corps remains concerned about firewood helping spread invasive beetle

    The invasive emerald ash borer continues to cause concern among U.S. Army Corps of Engineers natural resource managers who ask the public not to bring firewood from home to public wildlife lands and unknowingly transport the insect to new areas.
  • Corps of Engineers on alert for emerald ash borer in Nebraska

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Kansas City District Harlan County Lake Project is on alert for the invasive and destructive emerald ash borer.
  • Park Visitors Asked to Leave Firewood at Home

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Headed to one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lakes for the upcoming holiday weekend? David Hoover, a Conservation Biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is asking park visitors to leave their firewood at home. “Firewood brought from home on a weekend camping trip may harbor the invasive and highly destructive emerald ash borer,” Hoover says. “Moving firewood associated with recreational camping is one of the main ways the emerald ash borer has expanded its range.”