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Warren's trees in danger from borer
Plant inspectors tracking the spread of the emerald ash borer are paying close attention to the ash trees at Riverside Cemetery due to their close proximity to a saw mill that brings in lumber from other communities. City officials are being urged to treat those trees.
Warren County’s ash trees are in imminent danger from the emerald ash borer. “It’s not a matter of if it’s going to happen, it’s a matter of when,” said Gary Clendenon of finding emerald ash borers in Warren County.Clendenon, a plant inspector from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, tracks exotic pests such as the emerald ash borer and the hemlock wooly adelgrid. Warren County was recently placed under quarantine for the borer.