Confirmation of Emerald Ash Borer in La Crosse County

Details of Latest Confirmation: Six beetles were discovered on a survey trap in west central La Crosse County, about a mile east of the La Crosse city limit in the Town of Medary. The adult insects were discovered by a DATCP EAB trapper during routine trap inspection and end-of-season trap removal. The specimens were sent to federal identifiers and subsequently confirmed as EAB on Friday, August 19, 2011.

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What are the Effects of Flooding on Woody Landscape Plants?

The question often asked following a flood is, “How long will my plants survive with their roots under water?” The answer depends on a variety of factors including time of year, how long the roots remain submerged, soil type, plant species, and age and health of the plant.
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