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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?
- Forestry crews will be removing ash along Lexington Pkwy the week of April 21. Signs and detours will be posted and work will be completed by April 25. See Structured Removal page for background information.
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