The 47th Ward Green Council is concerned about the approaching loss of our Ash trees and have gathered some resources to help residents and business owners identify Ash trees and arrange treatment if they wish.
Below is a photo of the seed/fruit of the Ash tree, for easy identification.
Below is a photo of ash bark which has been infested badly with the Emerald Ash Borer.
Private tree services for removal or treatment:
Beware the Emerald Ash Borer! | Horner Park Advisory Council.
Emerald Ash Borer in Indiana from Purdue Entomology.
The City of Chicago Sustainable Backyards website makes it easy to find information and get rebates for some types of native trees, plants, rain barrels, and compost bins.