Protect your trees

Did you know that Nebraska’s community tree canopy – large shade-providing trees – has already shrunk by 50 percent since the 1960s and 70s, thanks to Dutch elm disease. Now, with the emergence of the emerald ash borer (EAB), more trees are at risk.

Visit The Wire to learn how to protect your elm trees from EAB and the importance of variety in tree-planting.

Jason Kuiper

About Jason Kuiper

Jason Kuiper joined OPPD as a communications specialist in 2015. He formerly worked as a staff writer and reporter at the Omaha World-Herald.

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