Gurnee battling emerald ash borers

Gurnee’s village forester today resumed leading crews injecting chemicals into certain trees in an effort to protect them from the deadly emerald ash borer for about two years. Village board trustees set aside $100,000 in the 2011-12 budget for the initial fight against the pest that invades and kills ash trees. The village has at least 3,347 public parkway ash trees and thousands more on private property.

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