Philly.com: Emerald Ash Borer- More Information
Detroit in 2005 was a sobering sight. Ash tree skeletons were everywhere. The Inquirer had sent me there to write about the emerald ash borer, an insect that was killing every ash it got to, and was spreading fast. Officials figured it would make its way to Pennsylvania at some point, and the paper wanted me to find out what lay ahead.