Tree bark

Asked November 28, 2016, 2:50 PM EST

Any idea of what can be causing this damage to my trees?

Schuylkill County Pennsylvania

1 Response

From the attached picture, it appears to be an ash tree that has become infested with the emerald ash borer. The missing bark or damage you are observing is woodpecker activity as they go after the immature borers underneath the bark.

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