Half a Dozen Subdivisions Will Be Rid Of Trees Infested By Emerald Ash Borer

Workers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the U.S. Forest Service look for signs of infestation from the emerald ash borer from an ash tree they cut down in Rhinebeck, N.Y., on Thursday, April 12, 2012. The invasive beetle that has destroyed tens of millions of ash trees over the past decade has been found east of the Hudson River for the first time, marking its closest known threat to New England. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

The City of Joliet continues to remove trees infested with the Emerald Ash Borer. They will be in half a dozen subdivisions this weekend. Kendall Ridge, Caton Ridge South, Clublands, Clearwater, Mirage and Springwood South. Tree removal will take place between 6:30am and 3:30pm. Residents in these subdivisions are asked to remove their vehicles this Saturday and Sunday June 24th and 25th. Expect intermittent road closures for the tree removal process.



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