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Fargo Recognizes Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

People are asked to buy wood locally to avoid spreading the pest

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe city of Fargo is working to protect trees from a pest called Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). EAB kills ash trees specifically by feeding on the layer of wood that moves water and nutrients through the tree. It can be spread when people move wood from one affected area to another. “The pest is being carried by firewood…