Departmental News

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

Chinese Fringetree: Not a suitable EAB host

White fringtree (Chinanthus virginicus) was found to be a suitable host for EAB in the Eastern US. Fortunately, it appears that Chinese fringetree (Chionanthus retusus) is not a host. See below for the full story. Photo Credit: John Ruter, University of Georgia