Rainbow Treecare on KSTP TV

Rainbow Treecare’s Greg Krogstad was interviewed on KSTP TV about treatments for Anthracnose disease

Rainbow Treecare spreads the word about Emerald Ash Borer

On Saturday*, June 8th, Rainbow Treecare is helping to get information out to residents at the Medicine Lake Walkabout of the issues Emerald Ash Borer brings to our communities.  There is no cost to attend the outdoor event that is working to raise awareness of the lake and to promote a healthy environment around it. […]

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week May 19-25, 2013

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week May 19-25, 2013

Prepare, Protect, and Plant Governor Dayton has proclaimed this week as Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Awareness Week.   EAB kills all ash trees.  With more than 998 million ash trees in Minnesota and comprising about 20 percent of the Twin Cities metro area urban street trees, this invasive insect is poised to present an ecological disaster. […]

Emerald Ash Borer in the News

Emerald Ash Borer in the News

Joel Spies, President of Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements, was interviewed recently on KSTP 5, ABC’s Minneapolis-St. Paul affiliate’s news about emerald ash borer and the deadly threat it presents to ash trees. Here’s the video of that interview. Having issues viewing the video on our site? You can also view it on KSTP’s site.

Manage Emerald Ash Borer Before it Manages You

Manage Emerald Ash Borer Before it Manages You

Join us Monday, May 6, 2013 in Maple Grove, MN fro 6:00-8:00 PM for a FREE interactive panel discussion on:

  • EAB in Your Back Yard
  • Your EAB Toolbox and Current Science
  • The Tale of Two Cities – And Then Some
  • Engaging a Natural Resource – You!
Save Our Shade Program for Ash Trees

Save Our Shade Program for Ash Trees

One of the keys to saving ash trees from emerald ash borer in the Twin Cities is to raise awareness. It is much more effective to plan for and take action against emerald ash borer before massive numbers of trees are lost. Choosing which trees will be saved and which will not ahead of time […]

Emerald Ash Borer Management for Municipalities

Emerald Ash Borer Management for Municipalities

Issues that municipalities need to address for management of emerald ash borer include: A). Tree inventories A tree inventory can guide municipalities on how to develop a successful emerald ash borer management strategy. Municipal employees often complete the inventory themselves using specialized software programs. Employees collect data about every tree within a municipality, including tree […]

EAB Wreaks Havoc in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois

EAB Wreaks Havoc in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois

The emerald ash borer (EAB) has decimated tens of millions of ash trees in cities throughout Michigan, Ohio and Illinois. Photos from these states are potent reminders of the destructive power of EAB infestation. Michigan Since emerald ash borer was first discovered in Michigan in 2002, more than 30 million ash trees have died in […]