Caring for ash trees

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in St. Charles County in 2014. Due to the potential spread and destruction from this pest, you should take steps to protect ash trees while they are relatively healthy. Once canopy dieback or thinning begins, the tree's vascular system is considerably damaged. Treatment at that point may stop additional damage, but it cannot reverse the existing damage. Resources to learn more about this pest and how to manage it: Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer (PDF)Tree pests

Been helped by extension?

If you have received help from  Extension programming and/or services in St. Charles County, please consider letting the County Executive or your county council member know about your experience. Our operation is dependent on an annual county council appropriation. Your comments will verify the benefit residents receive from extension. Find your county council member

Buy a brick fundraiser

Support University of Missouri Extension in St. Charles County to keep our programs and services at their current level. For each $100 donation, a brick will be inscribed and added to the pathway around our flagpole. In lieu of a brick, donations of any amount will be appreciated. All donations are tax-deductible. The fundraiser is an effort of Missouri Extension Education Foundation. Brick order form (PDF).

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