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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

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Recent Press Releases

September 1, 2016 - Shade Tree Plans Offense Against Invasive Insect

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


For questions about the beetle, contact the Department of Agriculture
at 609-406-6939.