Working To Save Pisgah's Ash Trees


Last updated 6/10/2019 at 3:24pm

Public lands biologist Josh Kelly warned last Wednesday that conservation efforts must start now to save North America’s ash trees before they face a fate similar to the American Chestnut tree and disappear from forest landscapes.

Kelly, with local environmental group MountainTrue, gave his presentation, “Save Pisgah’s Ashes,” in the library’s Rogow Room. The presentation was organized by the library in partnership with MountainTrue and the Pisgah Conservancy.

Specifically, the presentation highlighted the dangers infestations of emerald ash borer beetles (EAB) present to woodlan...

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