Departmental News

New EAB Look Alike

A municipal forester in southwest Oregon noted these imature ash plant bugs (Tropidosteptes spp.; left). They do not strongly resemble EAB, but you may notice the damage or receive client questions about these bugs on ash.

New EAB Look Alike

An Oregon homeowner found and reported this insect (left). It's the western cedar borer (Trachykele blondeli). Although it looks similar to EAB, this buprestid only targets western redcedar and a few other related species (not ash, like EAB).

New EAB Finds in United States

There have been several new emerald ash borer finds in the US since January, including most recently Texas and Nebraska.