Unfortunately ash trees are being cut down to stop the spread of disease caused by the ash tree borer.
An Ash tree log left on the forest floor peaks out of a mound of snow in midwinter.
Programs to stop the ash borer disease spreading is to cut down ash trees in infected areas.
Picture of the seeds from an Ash Tree.
These Forest Trees have been tagged for cutting down. Why you might ask?
These are ash trees and are subject to emerald ash borer infestation which kills the trees by getting under the bark. Cutting down the trees in the forest is a plan to control the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB )infestation.
Healthy ash tree branches displaying many seed pods.
Striking fall colors of ash tree leaves.
Ash tree leaves changing color in the fall months.
European ash tree (Fraxinus excelsior) leaves turn a striking orange in autumn.
Ash trees produce enormous numbers of seeds in late summer and early fall which can be a nuisance to you and your neighbors!
This photo shows the compound leaf of the ash tree laying on an old tree stump.
Ash tree seeds from the white ash tree type.
Ash trees produce enormous amounts of seeds as shown in this recent photo of an ash tree.
This Ash Tree has been devastated by the emerald ash borer which has attacked a great number of our ash trees over the past 10 years.