The Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis), an invasive species of wood-boring beetle, has been identified this summer in Wisconsin.
In order to curb this infestation and to protect ash, a tree popular for home and municipal landscaping, the following resources have been developed. The sites listed below address identification concerns, news updates, and the state’s response to management.
- Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin,UW-Madison Department of Entomology
- Emerald Ash Borer, Forest Health Protection, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
- Emerald Ash Borer Information, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection
Research literature about the Emerald Ash Borer and its related concerns can be found by searching the following databases available from campus libraries:
Steenbock librarians are happy to provide assistance using these resources.