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This kit is designed to help you better prepare for the tree-killing emerald ash borer. It includes outreach materials, signs, templates, and handouts.

Download the Entire EAB Action Kit [ZIP 230 MB]


EAB Poster [PDF 15.4 MB]

Editable EAB Poster [PDF 13.8 MB]  (customize with your info)
Print either of these posters on legal size paper and hang at libraries, municipal offices, parks, and other public locations. Use the editable box at the bottom of the PDF to add information about your town’s EAB management.

EAB Management Sign [PDF 972 KB]
Land managers can hang this sign where trees are cut to inform the public of EAB and the reason for the management. Print on waterproof paper such as Tyvek or laminate the paper and hang where you are managing ash for EAB.


EAB Factsheet [PDF 4.5 MB]
Print for EAB information sessions and also make available to your woodland owners and town tree professionals.

Assess Ash Trees Chart [PDF 2.3 MB]
Use this chart to help assess ash trees. Print for homeowners or make available on your website for download.


Press Release [DOCX 132 KB]
Use this press release template to announce when EAB has been found in your town and/or to promote your info sessions on EAB that are open to the public.


PowerPoint presentation [PPT 5.9 MB]
This 40-slide detailed presentation is for meetings, info-sessions, and training sessions for those involved with EAB management and mitigation. Audiences include shade tree commission members, woodland owners, and environmental professionals.

Video [mp4 112 MB]
Upload this video to your social media accounts or your website. Link the video to

Facebook post
Follow NJ State Forest Service’s Facebook page New Jersey Forests:  and share our updates on EAB to your town’s Facebook page.

Animated GIF [GIF 7.6 MB]
Use this short moving image of the EAB on your website or social media accounts. 

Documentary Screening [PDF 1.8 MB]
Trees in Trouble is a documentary about how emerald ash borer affects communities. Visit for a preview. Contact to schedule a public screening for your municipality.


Community Forestry Management Plan info [DOCX 907 KB]
Learn about Community Forestry Management Plans and how it benefits trees in your town.

EAB Preparation Checklist [PDF 912 KB]
A checklist to help municipalities and other landowners prep for EAB in order to manage its impact.


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