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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?
- The meeting for Structured Removal of ash in Wards 6 and 7 will be held at Hazel Park Recreation Center on January 13, at 6 PM. Structured Removal Program details and maps are located on the Structured Removal page.
- Saint Paul Forestry crews will begin EAB surveys throughout the city after the new year. Per Chapter 175A - Emerald Ash Borer Pest Insect, Saint Paul Forestry crews shall condemn all public and private trees that harbor the invasive insect EAB.
- Click on the link for maps of 2014 Structured Removal of ash and 2014 Residential Street Vitality Program ash removals.
- 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
*Click on the link for a map with state-wide EAB infestation details from the 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