Tree Pests: Emerald Ash Borer

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Before you report a possible EAB find

Ask yourself these three questions:

Has EAB been found in my county?

Check this map (PDF) to see if EAB has been found in your county. If it has, then you do not need to report. But, if it has not been reported, then go to the next question.

Is my tree an ash tree?

Determine if your tree is an ash tree. If the tree is an ash tree, then go to the next question.

Does my ash tree have any of the signs or symptoms of EAB?

Signs and symptoms of EAB. If your tree has any two of the signs or symptoms of EAB then:

  • Call the Missouri Department of Conservation toll-free at 866-716-9974.
  • Send photos if possible. Take photographs of the entire tree, a close-up of leaves and any other symptoms. Email digital photos and contact information to [email protected].

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