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Preparing for invasion
Marked with yellow caution tape, a single ash tree stands in the center of downtown Brodhead as the city makes preparation against the emerald ash borer.With more than 400 ash trees in Brodhead about 30 percent of the city's trees the city is in the process of removing its poorest ash trees. The city will strive to spare the one ash tree in the center of downtown, according to Public Works director Rich Vogel. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
MONROE - Green County municipalities are preparing for the advancement of the emerald ash borer, with many community leaders attending a workshop on the threat Thursday. Another workshop geared toward homeowners is scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. May 1 at the UW-Extension office in the Green County Justice Center. It's important for homeowners to attend the free session, said Monroe city forester, Paul Klinzing.