Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Emerald Ash Borer
Signs and Symptoms
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Early Detection Is Key
Despite their flashy metallic color these beetles are difficult to spot and cause significant damage by the time symptoms become apparent. Emerald ash borer larvae feed beneath the bark of an ash tree, cutting off water transport to the rest of the tree and killing it.
In as little as two years from when symptoms are first observed most of the branches can die. However, when infestations are detected early damage from EAB can be slowed down saving more of our ash trees.
Location. 39° 3.04′ N, 77° 2.584′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Henderson Avenue east of Bernard Drive. On the grounds of Wheaton Regional Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2012 Henderson Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bioretention Gardens (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Emerald Ash Borer (about 500 feet away); Welcome to Ovid Hazen Wells Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (about 500 feet away); Shorefield (approx. 0.3 miles away); Regional Parks (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Pond with a Purpose (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Bridge to Understanding (approx. 0.4 miles away); Suggestions for Walking the Labyrinth (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.