Spring arrives early for plants in this photo on March 29th at Lewis & Clark Recreation Area near Yankton SD. Staff are considering trees to plant as alternatives to ash trees with the possibility of future Emerald Ash Borer pests and for more diversify of trees.The state park current population of ash trees is about 10 percent.
What Trees To Plant Instead Of Ash: Staff at Lewis & Clark Recreation Area look for trees that are well suited to the Zone 5a weather conditions and are easy care. Homeowners of the region may be interested in their choices. See details of the article at the Yankton Press & Dakotan website: http://yankton.net/articles/2012/03/08/river_city/doc4f598c484b332347850171.txt