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Sign-ups needed for ash borer program Saturday

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 1:15 a.m.CDT

STERLING – A free public meeting about the emerald ash borer and a fungus that attacks Colorado blue spruce trees will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday.

The program will be at Skoog Landscape and Design, 2612 W. LeFevre Road. Homeowners can bring 12- to 15-inch-long branches from their trees for identification. They also can measure the trunk diameter at 4 feet, 6 inches above the ground.

Reservations are required because of space limitations. To sign up, call 800-322-5161.

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