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FACTS ABOUT EAB:

  • Adult Beetles are metallic green and about 1/2 inches long.
  • It attacks only ash trees.
  • Adults leave a D-shaped exit hole in the bark when they emerge in spring.
  • Woodpeckers like EAB larvae; heavy woodpecker damage on ash trees may be a sign of infestation.
  • Firewood cannot be moved in may areas because of the EAB quarantine.

In 2012, Connecticut became the 16th state known to have EAB within its border. Currently, EAB is known to be in 26 states, 2 Canadian provinces and the District of Columbia.

Emerald Ash Borer Map 2015

Emerald Ash Borer Map of CT

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