Emerald Ash Borer Infestation Stein Tree Service March 2017

The emerald ash borer (EAB), a metallic green insect accidentally brought to the United States (likely from wood packing materials) in 2002, has been found in 35 states as of 2021. The insect was found in Pennsylvania in 2007 and Delaware in 2016. Since its discovery as an invasive species, the emerald ash borer infestation has grown to several states

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Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer (EAB, or Agrilus planipennis) is a green beetle native to Asia and Eastern Russia. Outside its native region, the emerald ash borer is an invasive species, and emerald ash borer infestation is highly destructive to ash trees, having infested millions of ash trees in its introduced range. The Emerald Ash Borer was first discovered in the

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Spring is here again, and Stein reminds residents that inspecting for emerald ash borer (EAB) is essential for Pennsylvania and Delaware residents, especially if you have ash or fringe trees in your yard. A professional knows just what to look for, but homeowners should proactively inspect their trees for signs of illness or infestation throughout the year. (more…)

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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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