Georgia Forestwatch is taking action to save Biltmore Ash trees in Georgia’s National Forest and your contributions help:
1. Purchase the treatments that will save the trees from the invasive Emerald Ash Borer
2. Pay for a Licensed Pesticide Applicator to be present during treatments
3. Help organize and train volunteers to participate!
July 08, 2019 Jess Riddle identified treatment locations of Biltmore Ash
July 26, 2019 Approval from Forest Service to treat
August 30, 2019 Partnered with Save Georgia’s Hemlocks and USFS to have a group of ForestWatch Volunteers treat 45 Ash trees at two sites.
September 2019 Chemical costs were higher than expected and we need your help in raising the remaining $600 to continue this annual effort.
Spring 2020 Annual re-treatment necessary
“I just can’t bear to see a whole species of tree disappear from our forests”
-Jess Riddle Exec. Director Georgia ForestWatch
Check out the videos to learn more about Ash Trees, the Emerald Ash Borer, and what you can do to help