Emerald Ash Borer

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The Emerald Ash Borer is a non-native beetle that feeds on the tissue of 
ash trees, eventually killing the trees.  It has already devastated tens of millions of trees in the Northeast and other parts of the country and has gradually spread down to North Carolina.  Foresters and arborists expect we will begin to see the effects of this beetle in Durham in the next few years.  Find out more about the Emerald Ash Borer, including what you could do to protect your own ash trees.

Use this handy brochure to help you identify ash trees on your property.


emerald ash borer by NatureServe