Property owners with ash trees

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Frequently asked questions

EAB is able to kill all ash trees, regardless of their health, age or size. It has killed hundreds of millions of ash trees already in the U.S. As of July 2017, it was found in two locations in Nebraska: Omaha and Greenwood.


The first step in preparing for EAB is proper identification of your trees and the invasive insect.

is this an ash tree?is this emerald ash borer?
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Selecting an arborist

Hiring an arborist deserves careful consideration. A qualified arborist will do tree work properly and safely.

Misconceptions about treatment

Several misconceptions surround emerald ash borer, particularly in regard to treatments.

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Select trees for treatment

The best candidates for treatment are trees that are in very good health.

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Wood utilization

Once removed there are a number of options available to utilize the ash wood or to dispose of wood waste.

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