S-E students, DEC collaborate on ash tree project

SHERBURNE Ė Students from Sherburne-Earlville High Schoolís AP Biology class will be assisting the New York State Department of Environmental Conservationís (DECís) Region 7 tomorrow and Wednesday by tagging ash trees on the schoolís campus.

Itís Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week and tagging the trees is an outreach tactic used to educate the public about how much ash may be lost to the Emerald Ash Borer infestation.

ďOther states have successfully used this program to promote awareness and to educate the public about how many ash trees the state has and what they look like,Ē said DEC Senior Forester Paul Romanenko.

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