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 Management Options

 
Emerald Ash Borer was discovered in New Jersey in May 2014 in Somerset County.  Infestations throughout the U.S. and Canada have killed tens of millions of ash trees since 2002.

 

Confirmed EAB Activity in NJ

As of June 2016, emerald ash borer has been found in New Jersey in Bergen, Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth and Somerset counties.

Map of EAB Infestation

Downloadable Map (421KB PDF)

 

 
Recent Press Releases

August 15, 2016 - Christie Administration Announces More Than $1.5 Million in State Urban and Community Forestry Grants

May 19, 2016 - Department of Environmental Protection Launches Aggressive Program to Protect State-Owned Lands from Emerald Ash Borer Infestation

October 8, 2015 - Tree-Killing Emerald Ash Borer Spreads to Six NJ Counties

 

Report signs of the beetle to the Department of Agriculture
at 609-406-6939.