Channel 8: Invasive species of insect threatens Kansas’s ash trees


A nefarious creepy-crawler is working it’s way across the state of Kansas. The emerald ash borer burrows its way into the bark of ash trees, damaging and sometimes killing them. Local and university researchers say EAB’s arrival in Manhattan is inevitable.

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