Information for Homeowners

Frequently Asked Questions - Commonly asked questions about the emerald ash borer.

Ash Tree Identification and Management

Emerald Ash Borer Control and Insecticide Options

Emerald Ash Borer Identification

After Emerald Ash Borer

General Information


  • Colorado Tree Coalition
    The Colorado Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architecture, Colorado Nursery & Greenhouse Association, Colorado Tree Coalition and Colorado State University Extension have compiled a Front Range Tree Recommendation List to help choose the right tree for specific areas.




  • Alternative Tree Species Selection pdf
    This guide gives suggestions for species that should be considered in situations where a homeowner, landscape, or urban forester may have planted an ash in the past in Michigan's lower peninsula



  • ReTree for Nebraska's "Good Trees for the Good Life"
    To promote species diversity, ReTree Nebraska has chosen a select group of preferred species that perform well in Nebraska but aren't widely planted. ReTree Nebraska's Good Trees for the Good Life helps Nebraskans choose the right tree for their landscape.



IMPORTANT NOTE: Since the emerald ash borer's discovery in 2002, research has been ongoing to develop tools to control and eliminate this pest. Currently, there are a number of treatments available for use by homeowners or tree care professionals that can provide a varying degree of beetle control. A review of all options is recommended, as well as knowing the regulations regarding EAB quarantines and eradication strategies for your area. Contact your state department of agriculture for more EAB regulatory information. As more methods of EAB control are developed, more information will be available. References to commercial products or trade names do not imply endorsement by the entities supplying the information, or bias against those not mentioned. Reprinting of any material on this site cannot be used to endorse or advertise a commercial product or company.

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