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The Emerald ash borer (EAB) is a non-native insect of major concern that was discovered in the Saint Anthony neighborhood of Saint Paul in May, 2009. In recent years Michigan and other states have suffered widespread ash deaths numbering in the millions due to this insect. The Forestry section is working collaboratively with local, state and federal agencies on efforts to mitigate the effects of this destructive pest.
What's Happening with EAB in Saint Paul?
- 2/1- Saint Paul Forestry has confirmed the infestation of ash trees in Como Park and Pig's Eye Road. Roughly two dozen ash trees at the intersection of Jessamine Avenue and North Lexington Parkway are infested with EAB. Forestry staff, along with Minnesota Department of Agriculture staff will survey both areas to determine the extent of the infestation.
- New- Emerald Ash Borer FAQ Update for Saint Paul, MN, Ver. 3.0
Where are known emerald ash borer infestations in Saint Paul?
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Data and Information courtesy of: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Where can I find information on Saint Paul's EAB management strategies?
City-wide EAB Management Strategies
Where can I find information for homeowner ash management?
Homeowners Guide to EAB
Where can I find information on Saint Paul's ash structured removal program?
EAB Resources and Links
Additional Information, Resources, and Past EAB News