Scientists racing to save tens of mil...

Scientists racing to save tens of millions of seeds as ash trees devastated by Asian beetle

There are 1 comment on the Q13.com KCPQ TV story from Oct 8, 2009, titled Scientists racing to save tens of millions of seeds as ash trees devastated by Asian beetle. In it, Q13.com KCPQ TV reports that:

Mark Widrlechner is out to save a species from extinction. It's the native ash tree, and although it provides $25 billion worth of timber and decorates backyards across North America, an unstoppable bug has slowly killed millions of trees in 13 states and could cause the species' ultimate demise - unless Widrlechner is successful.

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Raptor in Michigan

Okemos, MI

#1 Oct 18, 2009
So sad. Everywhere I go, there are masses of dead ash trees everywhere. Some local patches are nothing but dead trees.

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