Council Bluffs working on Anti-Emerald Ash Borer plan

Posted at 7:20 PM, Jun 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-09 20:30:20-04

Council Bluffs specialists are treating more than 1,000 trees.

They are hoping to stop the emerald ash borer.

It comes as Omaha is now responding to the beetle infestation. Omaha officials confirmed on Wednesday.

They were ash trees in Pulaski park. Council bluffs put its plan into effect last fall.

It removed dozens unhealthy ash trees.

Crews started treating the healthiest trees in the spring and those in a 15 mile radius. Council Bluffs officials hope to save 97-percent of the trees.

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