Emerald ash borer discovered in St Paul, MN
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has announced that EAB has been discovered in St Paul, Minnesota. There’s a news conference at 3:30 today at Hampden Park in St Paul. (via @mnagriculture on Twitter). We’ll provide updates as we’re able.
Extension’s EAB page has links to help Minnesota landowners and citizens prepare for EAB.
Update: MDA has a press release on the Minnesota EAB discovery here.
More about Emerald Ash Borer:
- EAB and the future of the Minnesota woods
- EAB prevention, detection, and rapid response
- EAB: Invader at our doorsteps. 6-minute video by MDA.
- Do I have Emerald Ash Borer? (PDF)
- Ash Tree ID (PDF)
- Native borers & look-alikes (PDF)
- EAB Signs & Symptoms (PDF)
- A Reference for Recognizing Insect Galleries in EAB Detection Trees in Minnesota (PDF: 3MB)
- Link to an August 2008 video news release about EAB