Jason Hake, working on the forestry crew for the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department, made some final cuts on an ash tree in January after an emerald ash borer infestation took over the tree on 50th Terrace in Kansas City. The emerald ash borer is contributing to a declining population of ash trees and an increase in demand for trees in the area.
Jason Hake, working on the forestry crew for the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department, made some final cuts on an ash tree in January after an emerald ash borer infestation took over the tree on 50th Terrace in Kansas City. The emerald ash borer is contributing to a declining population of ash trees and an increase in demand for trees in the area. File photo by Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com
Jason Hake, working on the forestry crew for the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department, made some final cuts on an ash tree in January after an emerald ash borer infestation took over the tree on 50th Terrace in Kansas City. The emerald ash borer is contributing to a declining population of ash trees and an increase in demand for trees in the area. File photo by Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com

Shortage might make it harder to replace KC trees

August 05, 2016 03:06 PM