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March 10, 2021 – The United States Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), an organization that is part of the Department of Agriculture, has removed emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantine regulations. APHIS originally proposed deregulation in 2018, and the proposal was open for public comments for some time. APHIS published a ruling to eliminate federal domestic EAB quarantine regulations

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Feb 19, 2021 – Wilmington, DE – As a local tree care company, Stein Tree Service reminds Delaware and Pennsylvania residents that next week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW). The week, held this year from Feb 22-26 and organized by the nonprofit NAISMA (North American Invasive Species Management Association), encourages awareness of invasive plants and insects. Multiple webinars

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The wintertime cold temperatures kill off many insects and pests. One pest, however, can survive the cold winter temperatures: emerald ash borer (EAB.) Emerald ash borer has been a destructive, invasive species in the United States for years, and while EAB is most active during spring and summer, these pests spend the winter preparing to feed on nearby ash trees.

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Fall has arrived, and we want to let homeowners know that fall and winter are great times to get trees inspected for pests or diseases. One major pest to look out for is the emerald ash borer (EAB): an invasive species that feeds on ash trees and has done immense damage to trees across the entire United States. Fall, winter,

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For years, the emerald ash borer has caused severe damage to ash trees within the United States. As an invasive species, emerald ash borer has spread rapidly since the beetle was first discovered in the U.S. in 2002. Both federal and state governments have issued quarantines to curb the spread and reduce the pest’s impact. Over the years, some quarantine

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The emerald ash borer (EAB) continues to be a significant problem for Pennsylvania and Delaware, and residents should be more aware to help protect their trees. To educate our customers and community about the dangers the emerald ash borer presents, Stein Tree has gathered some Emerald Ash Borer FAQs. How Does EAB Kill Trees? An adult beetle lays eggs within

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The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been a significant problem in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and all across North America for years, and the pest will soon be emerging from its winter slumber. Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, which will take place from May 20 to 26, 2020, is part of a more significant effort to inform residents and homeowners of the

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The adult emerald ash borer (EAB) has been a significant and destructive pest in Pennsylvania for years. First discovered in the United States in 2002, the emerald ash borer has caused considerable damage to ash trees across the United States, affecting both the environment and the economy. Because spring is when these adult beetles emerge and begin devouring the canopy

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One threat that the Delaware environment faces is damage by invasive species. An invasive species is a non-native plant, insect or animal that is introduced into a region and causes some harm. That harm can affect plants or humans, and the damage can be economic or environmental. Many people have likely heard of some invasive species in their regions, but

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Delaware residents may have heard of the proposal to deregulate emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantines. However, this is no indication that we have eradicated the pest. In fact, this destructive insect is still spreading its presence in our state. The first time EAB was discovered in Delaware was in 2016. Since then, additional infestations have been found in Middletown and

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