The emerald ash borer is a narrow, metallic emerald-green beetle about one inch long.
Signs to look for when determining if an emerald ash borer is invading your ash trees.
Many tree-killing pests travel in firewood. If you love Missouri’s forests, buy firewood where you camp, and burn it all before you leave.
Learn to ID and report signs of this highly destructive, invasive beetle that kills every type of ash tree—even healthy, vigorous ones.
Emerald ash borer is an exotic beetle that kills ash trees. Learn to identify and report EAB in your area.
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