Emerald Ash Borer Class

Date: Monday, September 15, 2014


  • Session 1: 6 p.m. (This class is filled.)
  • Session 2: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak, Lenexa, KS

Fee: None, but pre-registration is required.


Register online here. (click on “Register for Programs and Festivals.” The event is under “Adult Programs.)

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article1359158.html#storylink=cpy

Or call 913-477-7100

Class Description:

Now that Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been found in Johnson County, what should you do? Learn about the spread of EAB into the area, your treatment options, and about tree removal and replacement.

Dennis Patton, Johnson County K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent will speak. The class is free to attend, but advance registration is required.

Emerald Ash Borer infected Ash tree

This image is symptomatic of the early stages of Emerald Ash Borer infestation in an ash tree. Taken in Wyandotte County, Kansas,
May 26, 2014.

EAB Damaged Tree Limb from Shawnee Mission ParkThis image shows the S-shaped tunneling that damages an ash tree, cutting off the circulation of nutrients and water, which kills the tree. This tree was cut down in Shawnee Mission Park, Aug. 27, 2014.

EAB Larvae













Emerald Ash Borer larvae. Taken from the infected tree in Shawnee Mission Park, Aug. 27, 2014.

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