MONTPELIER — The state is reminding people of ways they can slow the spread of the emerald ash borer. It’s Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, according to the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation.

“We understand the importance of ash trees to Vermont’s forests, and the threat posed by the emerald ash borer cannot be ignored,” stated FPR Commissioner Danielle Fitzko. “We are taking proactive steps to protect public safety and slow the spread of this invasive species. We urge the public to do their part by following our recommendations.”

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