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Arbor Day Farm is 260 acres of natural beauty and outdoor exploration in Nebraska City, Nebraska. This National Historic Landmark—and the birthplace of Arbor Day, the tree planter’s holiday—is packed with fun and adventure for the whole family.  Krystl Knabe is the Event Marketing Manager and she spent a little time with Mike Hogan talking about all the activities at the farm as well as the Radler Bike Festival.

More information can be found at https://www.arbordayfarm.org/

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans will need to spend nearly $1 billion over the next few decades to remove ash trees killed by an invasive pest, but local governments probably won't be able to afford the cost and it's not clear how much help they'll get from the state.

Lawmakers renewed their search last week for ways to fix the damage caused by the emerald ash borer, a major threat to the state's ash trees. State officials have already confirmed the insect's presence in Nebraska and acknowledged they have no way to stop it.

https://www.gardenista.com/posts/gardening-101-white-ash-tree-fraxinus-americana-planting-care-design-guide/

City crews in Lincoln are removing dozens of ash trees in order to reduce the threat of emerald ash borer bugs.  The city says nearly 40 trees were removed from Holmes Golf Course yesterday and they'll be replaced with a different type of tree.  The city says it's trying to replace about one-thousand ash trees every year.