Wisconsin Tree Care Tips
Follow these general Milwaukee tree care tips provided by the Wisconsin tree care specialist at Buckley Tree Service Wisconsin. The Buckley Tree Care Tips offer expert advice from our certified Wisconsin arborists on caring for your Wisconsin trees and bushes.
For Milwaukee tree services throughout Southeastern Wisconsin, choose the Wisconsin tree care specialists at Buckley Tree Service in New Berlin and Mequon, WI
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Wisconsin Trees Endangered by EAB
One of Wisconsin’s greatest resources is its abundance of different tree species. The large forests of trees create pleasant seas of calming greens throughout summer and vivid warm colors during the autumn months. Wisconsin trees provide a calming break from the city's hustle and bustle, while filtering air and noise pollution. The average medium-sized tree produces enough oxygen for one person each year and filters toxins out of the air.
Wisconsin trees are also home to numerous species of birds, mammals, and insects. Unfortunately, one of those insects is the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), which is causing the ash tree population to dwindle with each passing year.
Threat of the Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin
The Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin is an invasive species (meaning not native to Wisconsin) which burrows into ash trees, degrading their health and eventually killing them without proper treatment. No bigger than the width of a penny, the Emerald Ash Borer is a metallic green colored beetle, which lays its eggs inside the bark.
The EAB larvae is what causes the most significant damage to ash trees. Numerous larvae burrowing throughout the tree impairs the tree’s health, appearance and ultimately causes death. Immediate attention to the ash trees is required since the constant burrowing of the Emerald Ash Borer larva can kill a tree in as little as three years.
Milwaukee Emerald Ash Borer: Preventative Measures Taken to Halt Spreading
Wasps Released to Combat Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin
The Emerald Ash Borer has plagued Milwaukee ash trees since 2008, and each year additional precautions are taken to eliminate the spread of this parasitic insect.
State officials released another invasive species, the Chinese wasp, during May 2011 to combat the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer. While combating one invasive species with a secondary may not seem wise, officials claim the wasp presents no threat to the public. More than 1,000 of stingless wasps no bigger than a grain of rice were released in the state with hopes of weakening the Wisconsin Emerald Ash Borer population.
We are the 10th state to experiment with using Chinese wasps as a method to weaken the thriving population of Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin.
Homeowners Advised to Check for Wisconsin Emerald Ash Borer Damage
While extensive measures are being taken to prevent the Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin from spreading, it is advised to check your ash trees for possible signs of disease and damage. It can be difficult determining if Emerald Ash Borers are the cause of ash tree damage since ash trees suffer from various types of diseases and ailments.
In any case, homeowners are advised to contact professional a professional Milwaukee arborist to effectively determine the cause of ash tree degradation. By contacting a Milwaukee arborist, you are helping to eliminate the spread of Emerald Ash Borers in Wisconsin and improve the health of trees around your neighborhood.
Milwaukee EAB Preventative Maintenance and Insect Infested Tree Care
Buckley Trees Services is your source for a professional Milwaukee arborist. Contacting Buckley Tree will determine if your ash trees are infected by the Emerald Ash Borer.
In most cases, we can treat, cure and restore your ash tree to its former beautiful state. If the ash tree damage is too extensive for effective treatment, our expert Milwaukee arborists have the knowledge and experience to cleanly remove your ash tree without spreading the Emerald Ash Borer to neighboring trees.
All trees can be infested with insects or infected with diseases. Knowing how to effectively treat trees for all categories of insect infestations or diseases are what the Buckley Tree Milwaukee arborists specialize in.
Contact our head Milwaukee arborist today or call us at 262-574-4732 for a free tree consultation.
1700 S. Johnson Rd
New Berlin, WI 53146
Mequon, WI 53092-4507