Extinction of ash trees could wreak havoc on ecosystems

January 02, 2018
Emerald ash borer.
Emerald ash borer.
The emerald ash borer could potentially lead to the extinction of ash trees in Canada and wreak havoc on the ecosystems the tree species supports. The removal of ash trees along riverbanks would no longer filter runoff and capture sediment, and the open spaces created by the trees' removal would invite the arrival of invasive plants.

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