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Martha A. Smith
Extension Educator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
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Milan, IL 61264
Phone: 309-756-9978
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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer

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Emerald Ash Borer, a small, bright metallic green beetle which is native to Asia and Eastern Russia is an invasive species that is highly destructive to ash trees.  It is in Illinois and each year more counties are finding the insect in traps or trees.  Emerald Ash Borer is here to stay.  This website will help identify EAB and present control options.