Virginia Information

Emerald ash borer was first detected in Fairfax County in 2003 and was successfully eradicated. On July 14, 2008, emerald ash borer was reconfirmed in Virginia (Fairfax County).
  • Fairfax County Forest Pest Management Branch
  • In Virginia, if you suspect you may have EAB in your ash trees, contact:
    Office of Plant Industry Services
    Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
    Richmond, VA 23219
    (804) 786-3515
    Tina Macintyre
  • In Fairfax County, if you would like more information on EAB and your ash trees, contact:
    Fairfax County Forest Pest Management Branch
    Fairfax, VA 22035
    (703) 324-5304
  • Virginia has an EAB coordinator in the Virginia Dept. of Forestry, contact: Meredith Bean
    Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Coordinator
    Virginia Department of Forestry
    900 Natural Resources Drive, Charlottesville VA 22903
    Office: (434) 220-9034
    Cell: (434) 262-0520


  • Homepage link listing both storymap
  • Introductory info on EAB in Virginia
  • Info about our EAB Program, funded by USFS Landscape-Scale Restoration grant:

Forestry Topic Sheets

  • Introductory info on how we recommend landowners manage ash in Virginia:
  • Topic sheet about our EAB Treatment Cost-share program (prettier than the Description document with all the cost-share terms/process):
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