Emerald Ash Borer Public Meeting

Emerald Ash Borer flyer

Emerald Ash Borer Public Meeting 

ISU Extension and Outreach Palo Alto County will host an informational meeting concerning emerald ash borer (EAB), an exotic, destructive insect of ash trees. The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a small beetle that kills all species of ash trees. The invasive insect has been found in 96 of Iowa's counties and continues to spread to new areas.

April 19, 2023
9:00am - 10:30am

Palo Alto County Extension Office 2008 10th St, Emmetsburg, Iowa 50536

This public meeting is for homeowners and other concerned citizens. The meeting is FREE. Please register in advance. For registration or questions call Palo Alto County Extension & Outreach at: (712) 852-2865 or email Jamie Neff at: jblaser@iastate.edu

Topics Include:
• How to identify EAB
• Signs of an EAB infestation
• Is the tree safe? Is it a candidate for treatment?
• EAB treatment options
• Ash tree I.D. & replacement options

Presented By:
Dr. Donald Lewis Professor emeritus and former extension entomologist Iowa State University
Mike Kintner EAB & Spongy Moth CoordinatorIA Dept. Agriculture & Land Stewardship (IDALS)
Emma HaniganUrban Forestry CoordintorIowa Department of Natural Resources