Reporting EAB

If you think you have emerald ash borer on your property, or think you may have spotted it somewhere else, here's what you should.

  • Download an emerald ash borer identification guide to verify if the insect looks like the one you saw, or if there are signs and symptoms of emerald ash borer around you.
  • If it looks like emerald ash borer or emerald ash borer damage, call either your county Extension office (found under the county government heading in your telephone book), or:
    • Arkansas — (501) 225-1598 or visit the Arkansas Invasives Website
    • Colorado — Colorado Dept. of Agriculture at (888) 248-5535, or email CAPS.program@state.co.us
    • Connecticut — The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station at (203) 974-8474 or email CAES.StateEntomologist@ct.gov
    • Delaware — Department of Agriculture's Plant Industries Section at (302) 698-4586
    • Florida — The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry at (888) 397-1517
    • Georgia — Contact your county Extension office or email to Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health at: bugwood@uga.edu
    • Illinois — Contact your county Extension office. The Illinois Department of Agriculture also offers a toll-free hotline at (800) 641-3934 for extension-confirmed infestations
    • Indiana — (866) NO-EXOTIC
    • Iowa — (515) 294-5963
    • Kansas — (785) 564-6698 or ppwc@kda.ks.gov
    • Kentucky — (859) 257-5838
    • Louisiana — (855) 452-5323
    • Mainereport it online, or call (207) 287-3891
    • Maryland
      • Ask Maryland's Garden Experts at the University of Maryland Home and Garden Information Center
      • Maryland Department of Agriculture — (410) 841-5920
    • Massachusetts — The National EAB Hotline at (866)322-4512
    • Michigan — If you live in the Lower Peninsula, you no longer need to report EAB. If you need additional information, please use the contact information below.
    • Minnesota — (888) 545-6684 (Arrest-the-Pest Hotline)
    • Missouri — (866) 716-9974
    • Montana — Contact your county extension agent using this office listing (http://www.msuextension.org/localoffices.cfm), or contact your local City Forester
    • Nebraska — (402) 471-2351 or the National EAB Hotline at (866) 322-4512
    • New Hampshire — Report suspect trees and submit photos of damage to www.nhbugs.org or call (800) 444-8978.
    • New Jersey — New Jersey Dept. of Agriculture at (609) 406-6939 or visit www.emeraldashborer.nj.gov
    • New York — (866) 640-0652
    • North Carolina — (800) 206-9333 or newpest@ncagr.gov
    • North Dakota
      • North Dakota Forest Service in Fargo at (701) 231-5138
      • North Dakota Department of Agriculture in Fargo at (701) 239-7295
      • Bismarck at (701) 328-4765
    • Ohio — (888) OHIO-EAB
    • Pennsylvania — (866) 253-7189
    • South Carolina — Clemson's Division of Plant Industry at (864) 646-2140 or invasives@clemson.edu
    • South Dakota — South Dakota's Department of Agriculture at (605) 773-3623
    • Tennessee — (800) 628-2631
    • Texas — The National EAB Hotline at (866) 322-4512
    • Vermont — The Vermont Department of Agriculture's Plant Industries Section at (302) 698-4586
    • Virginia — The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Office of Plant Industry Services at (804) 786-3515
    • Washington DC — (202) 671-5133
    • West Virginia — (304) 254-2941
    • Wisconsin — (800) 462-2803
    • Wyoming — (307) 777-5495
    • USDA APHIS — The National EAB Hotline at (866) 322-4512
    • Canada — (866) 463-6017
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