Emerald Ash Borer

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an exotic, invasive wood-boring insect that infests and kills native North American ash trees, both in forests and landscape plantings.

As of September 8, 2010, all 88 Ohio counties are under a quarantine. The quarantine is imposed to prevent the spread of EAB and prohibits the transport of all non-coniferous firewood including from maple, hickory, and ash trees, to other counties that are not under quarantine. Clermont County was found to have an EAB infestation on October 13, 2008.

Report Suspected Emerald Ash Borer Location:

1.888.OHIO.EAB
http://www.agri.ohio.gov/eab/

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