Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer (Photo by Howard Russell, Michigan State University - bugwood.org)

Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an Asian native found in North America in 2002. It attacks Ash trees (Fraxinus sp.), which is an important lumber and shade tree in North America.

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  • Emerald Ash Borer (Photo by Eric Day, Virginia PolyTech - bugwood.org)
    Emerald Ash Borer

    Source: This Web site is a collaborative effort of the USDA Forest Service, Michigan State University, Purdue University and Ohio State University to provide comprehensive, accurate and timely information on the emerald ash borer to the site's visitors.

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  • Stop the Beetle
    Stop the Beetle

    Source: USDA Hungry Pests. The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) beetle has killed tens of millions of trees, destroying our forests, fishing spots, campgrounds and neighborhoods. We need your help to protect our trees.

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