Nebraska Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald ash borer (EAB) is a serious threat to valuable ash trees found in home landscapes. Because of the aggressive nature of EAB, trees in infested areas that are to be saved will likely require treatment throughout their lives.

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Learn everything you need to know about the Emerald Ash Borer and the emerging forest emergency.

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Property owners

Do you have ash trees in your yard or property? Here are some first steps you can take to safeguard your trees while you begin planning for the future.

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Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks talks about EAB's impacts on Nebraska.

Community planning

Tight fiscal budgets make planning for EAB a difficult task. However, without a plan in place, communities can expect their response costs to increase significantly.

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Tree care professionals and green industry are considered the front lines in detection and education in Nebraska. Learn how your business can help!

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NFS Workshops


Two pieces of EAB legislation were introduced in the Unicameral over the last four years; no proposals have made it to the floor for debate.

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The Nebraska Forest Service has ambitiously pursued training citizens, high schoolers, green industry, and communities to help with the state's detection and preparation efforts.

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Where is EAB?

EAB was confirmed to be present in North Platte. This find is the westernmost discovery to date.

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