What are those large purple boxes going up around Janesville, and all over Wisconsin??
According to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, they're Emerald Ash Borer traps, and the'yre going up in nearly every county in the state.
In Janesville, about 12 of the large, purple, box-shaped traps will be going up on public property.
The traps help the parks department see what parts of town the insects are present. If you see one of the large purple traps, you should leave it alone.