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EAB NEWS



IDOA MONITORING TRAPS DETECT TREE-KILLING BEETLE IN ADDITIONAL COUNTIES

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive pest responsible for killing millions of ash trees in North America, has been confirmed in 14 new counties, including five that are located outside the current state quarantine zone intended to prevent the spread of the beetle. Read More Click here to view map






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EMERALD ASH BORER DISCOVERED IN TWO ADDITIONAL ILLINOIS COUNTIES Detections bring the number of counties with known infestations to 36

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The emerald ash borer, a destructive pest responsible for killing millions of ash trees in North America, has been confirmed in Peoria and Tazewell counties. Read More Click here to view map






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Illinois Expands EAB Quarantine

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Agriculture expanded the EAB Quarantine to include eight new counties along with the latest known EAB-infested counties; Jo Daviess, Whiteside and Rock Island counties.
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EAB Discovered in Rock Island County
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive pest responsible for killing millions of ash trees in North America, has been discovered in Rock Island County.
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EAB Discovered in Jo Daviess County

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Jo Daviess County is the latest county to fall victim to the Emerald Ash Borer, a destructive pest responsible for killing millions of ash trees in North America. As it is the northwestern-most county in the state, EAB officially has spanned across the northern third of Illinois. EAB was also recently found in Whiteside County and confirmed this July.
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EAB Discovered in Whiteside County

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A destructive pest responsible for killing millions of ash trees in North America has been discovered for the first time in Whiteside County, the closest find to date in Illinois to the Iowa border.
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TWO COUNTIES ADDED TO STATE EMERALD ASH BORER QUARANTINE
AMENDMENT BRING NUMBER OF QUARANTINED COUNTIES TO 41

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Agriculture has added two, new counties to its existing 39-county emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantine. The boundary expansion became necessary this fall after infestations of the tree-killing beetle were confirmed for the first time in Henry and Knox counties. The pest was discovered in Henry County at a park on the northwest side of Kewanee through the department’s EAB trapping program and in Knox County by alert grounds staff at Knox College in Galesburg.
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EMERALD ASH BORER BEETLE FOUND IN TWO ADDITIONAL NORTHERN ILLINOIS COUNTIES
DETECTIONS BRING THE NUMBER OF INFESTED ILLINOIS COUNTIES TO 26

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A destructive pest that feasts on ash trees has been discovered for the first time in two northern Illinois counties. The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) today confirmed infestations of the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Lee and Henry counties. QUARANTINE NOW INCLUDES NEARLY 40 PERCENT OF THE STATE
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National EAB Quarantine Expanded

Federal Order Focuses on Perimeter Areas

WASHINGTON, The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today issued a Federal Order updating its Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) quarantine policy. The Federal Order allows unrestricted interstate movement of regulated articles within contiguous federal quarantine boundaries, with the exception of movements to protected areas within the existing quarantine area. The change will become effective on July 1, 2012. READ MORE. Click here
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Illinois EAB Quarantine Expanded



Nov. 10, 2011: The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has added all of 14 counties and part of two others to its emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantine. The expansion became necessary after the tree-killing beetle was detected this summer in four new counties. Traps placed throughout the state to track the spread of the beetle captured its presence in DeWitt, Marion and Stark counties. Alert IDOA staff spotted the fourth infestation, in Effingham County, while traveling to Marion County to investigate the discovery there. READ MORE. Click here
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EAB Discovered in Two More Illinois Counties
FINDS BRING NUMBER OF NEW DETECTS TO FOUR IN 2011

Oct. 4, 2011: Traps set to monitor the movement of the emerald ash borer have detected the tree-killing beetle in two additional Illinois counties. The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) today announced infestations have been confirmed in DeWitt and Stark counties.
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EAB Found in Southern Illinois
TREE KILLING BEETLE FOUND IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

SEPT. 15, 2011: A destructive pest that feasts on ash trees has been confirmed in two new Illinois counties. The emerald ash borer (EAB) recently was discovered just north of Salem in Marion County and at the Green Creek Rest Area on Interstate 57 in Effingham County. The beetle now has been confirmed in 20 counties in Illinois, with the latest detections being the first time the insect has been located in southern Illinois. READ MORE. Click here
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Emerald Ash Borer Biological Control Program in Illinois
By John Lough, City of Chicago, Bureau of Forestry

The City of Chicago, Bureau of Forestry is cooperating with the US Forest Service and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine (APHIS), to release and research the use of insect predators to control the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). READ MORE. Click here
EAB's Natural Predator: The Parasitic WASP Watch this Video



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Purple Traps Are Focus of EAB Detection
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7th Amendment EAB Quarantine
CHAMPAIGN AND VERMILION COUNTIES PART OF STATE EMERALD ASH BORER QUARANTINE
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has added Champaign and Vermilion Counties to its emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantine. The remaining portions of Ogle and Lee Counties not previously covered in the quarantine were also added. While the beetle does not pose any direct risk to public health, it does threaten the tree population.
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Champaign & Grundy Counties Infested with EAB
TWO NEW COUNTIES FOUND TO BE INFESTED WITH THE EMERALD ASH BORER Tree-killing beetle discovered at city parks in Champaign and Grundy Counties SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A destructive pest that feasts on ash trees has been confirmed in Champaign and Grundy counties. The emerald ash borer (EAB) was discovered in Champaign County at Prairie Pine Campgrounds in Rantoul and in Grundy County at the Three Rivers Rest Area on I-80 in Morris, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) announced today.
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Winnebago County Confirmed Infested
NEW EMERALD ASH BORER INFESTATION CONFIRMED Tree-killing beetle discovered at state park in Winnebago County SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A destructive pest that feasts on ash trees has been confirmed in Winnebago County. The emerald ash borer (EAB) was discovered at Rock Cut State Park in Loves Park, the Illinois Department of Agriculture announced today.
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6th EAB Amendment: Iroquois County Confirmed Infested
TWO EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS COUNTIES PART OF STATE EAB QUARANTINE SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has added Ford and Iroquois counties to its emerald ash borer quarantine.
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2014 Firewood Importer Certificate Application

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Confirmed EAB Locations in Illinois
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EAB in North America

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