Departmental News

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.

Duluth Braces for EAB Invasion

Duluth is one of the only cities in the United States that has been able to detect EAB early on in an infestation. This article offers some insight into how the city plans to manage the insect as the infestation develops. Photo Credit: USDA