News By Category: Emerald Ash Borer
December 14, 2020
Since the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was first identified in Golden Valley in July 2018, several more infested ash trees have been confirmed throughout the community. The City is continuing its EAB management efforts by annually removing and replacing ash trees, conducting public education, and completing tree inventories.
March 30, 2020
Emerald ash borer (EAB), initially detected in Stockman Park in the northeast corner of Golden Valley, has been identified in several other locations across town. The City is continuing to inspect ash trees throughout the community.
September 11, 2019
Since the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was first found in Golden Valley in July 2018, more cases have been confirmed throughout the community. City foresters stress that awareness and management are vital to slowing the spread of the invasive beetle.
July 26, 2018
On July 25, the invasive Asian beetle Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in an ash tree in Stockman Park and is the first confirmed case of the beetle in Golden Valley.
October 3, 2017
Volunteers are needed to help City and Hennepin County staff plant trees and other vegetation along Winnetka Ave Oct 21 from approximately 9 am to noon. Light refreshments and a lunch will be served. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Hennepin County Forester Jen Kullgren at 612-596-1175.
July 13, 2017
As the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) makes its way through surrounding cities, this summer the City of Golden Valley, with help from Hennepin County, will remove up to 70 ash trees along Winnetka Ave from Hwy 55 to 10th Ave N.
September 24, 2015
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is getting closer to Golden Valley. On Sept 15, the City of Plymouth and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of the EAB beetle in at least one tree near Medicine Lake in the southeastern part of Plymouth.
April 24, 2015
Residents have reported recently that a tree contractor was going door to door telling homeowners they had an emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation in their ash tree(s) and the tree(s) must be removed immediately. Before believing a contractor that shows up at your door, be sure you know the following facts about EAB, and contact the City forester if you have questions.
June 10, 2014
About 15 volunteers braved the rain Saturday to help plant 35 young shade trees around Brookview Park. The project, with the support from a Cargill grant and the City of Golden Valley, was part of Tree Trust’s ongoing efforts to “improve the community environment by investing in people.”
August 1, 2013
The City of Golden Valley is re-opening its temporary tree debris drop off site for one day only, Saturday, Aug 3, from 9 am to 5 pm. The site is located at 9305 10th Ave (south side of the street).