Experts: Ash borer will kill 10,000 trees in coming years - FOX 32 News Chicago

Experts: Ash borer will kill 10,000 trees in coming years

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Environmental experts say the city of Chicago will lose about 10,000 trees over the next few years as a result of the emerald ash borer.

Chicago and many suburban comm unties are losing thousands of trees because of the insect.

The emerald ash borer has already wiped out tree populations in Michigan and other parts of the Midwest. Many of the trees are on private property, which could make total eradication almost impossible.

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