Ash borer moves into Lorain County

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REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – Ohio Department of Agriculture officials discovered Emerald Ash Borer, a destructive exotic insect from Asia, in ash trees in western Lorain County.
Series of finds. The discovery, near the county border, is connected to a series of recent finds in eastern Erie County.
Department surveyors have begun work to determine the extent of the infestation.
Department officials discovered a succession of infested trees while examining ash trees at mile markers along Interstate Highway 80/90.
The department collaborated with the Ohio Turnpike Commission to sample trees across the state, taking detection efforts to the Pennsylvania state line. No additional discoveries were made.

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