Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) only attacks ash trees, and is responsible for the death of millions of ash trees in the midwest. EAB was found in eastern New York, close to the Massachusetts border and in Connecticut. EAB hasn't been found in New Hampshire, as of today. Help keep them out.
Follow these steps:
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Don't Move Firewood!
Did you know there is a ban on untreated, out-of-state firewood in NH without a commercial or home heating compliance agreement? Learn why here.
If you have taken wood from the Worcester, MA area, even if it was years ago, please call Kyle Lombard (Div. of Forests & Lands, 464-3016),Piera Siegert (NHDA, 271-2561), or Karen Bennett (UNH Cooperative Extension, 862-4861). We'll come out and inspect it to make sure it's not infested. There is no penalty to you.
Emerald Ash Borer damage: D-shaped exit holes Traces of EAB damage