*NEW* Fact Sheet: Emerald Ash Borer

— Written By Savannah Jones
This figure depicts the emerald ash borer larva feeding on the inner back of ash trees.

Figure 2. The emerald ash borer larva feeds on the inner bark of ash trees. Kelly Oten CC BY – 4.0

Check out NC State Extension Forestry’s new fact sheet by Kelly Oten on the invasive forest pest, the emerald ash borer. The emerald ash borer is a devastating invasive beetle that has already killed millions of ash trees in the US. First detected in North Carolina in 2013, it has already spread to 61 of our 100 counties, making it one of the fastest spreading invasive forest pests our state has ever seen.

Check out this fact sheet to learn more about the biology, identification, management, and more of emerald ash borer and save your ash.

Posted on Jan 5, 2021
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