The emerald ash borer has invaded Carmel. Thousands of ash trees in Carmel and surrounding towns could die in coming years as the larvae of an Asian beetle munch their way through the area, state Department of Natural Resources officials said Friday. http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060121/NEWS01/601210439/1006 You need to identify which of your clients might be affected and educate them that they may lose there Ash trees. This way you wont inadvertently be blamed and you will be who they think of when its time for them to come down. Even if youre not comfortable with doing the work yourself now is the time to set up a deal with an arborist and either sub out the work or position yourself to make some referral profits. Its sad to see these trees go but go they will so heres your heads up..