People’s Choice Program Residents have choice to treat or not to treat their parkway ash tree(s) at their own expense Residents should select vendors based on the following criteria: Required by law to be insured and possess a Pesticide License Suggested to employ Certified Arborists and be in business at least 5 years Forestry Unit will work closely with program participants
People’s Choice Program (cont.) Please notify the Forestry Unit if you are treating your parkway ash tree Arlington Heights Forestry Unit 847-368-5848 EAB Mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org Call Forestry to see if you have a parkway ash tree or check out the Village-wide Ash map on www.vah.com We are here to help you!!! Please call us with questions
Ribbons Forestry Unit has been putting up ribbons (green & pink) on parkway ash trees Only for awareness and identification purposes Does not mean those trees will be removed or that they are infested
Viability Treatment may not be recommended if: Tree has more than 50% canopy loss 2 or more signs/symptoms of EAB are present Tree is deemed hazardous Non-EAB related issues Poor structure Storm damage This is a subjective decision so opinions may vary!
TreatmentNotification Form Available online http://www.vah.com/ departments/public_w orks/default.aspx Fill out after tree(s) treated and return to Public Works Building or email to email@example.com
Additional Resources Village of Arlington Heights Forestry Unit http://www.vah.com/ Illinois Department of Agriculture http://www.agr.state.il.us/eab/index.php Emerald Ash Borer Information Website http://emeraldashborer.info/ Arlington Heights Forestry Unit 847-368-5848 EAB Mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org