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Forestry Emerald Ash Borer

Links to Kentucky Information:

Advice For Woodland Owners Threatened with Emerald Ash Borer
As the Emerald Ash Borer spreads across Kentucky woodland owners will be faced with making decisions about how to respond. The link above provides an article from the Kentucky Woodlands Magazine to assist in the decision making process.

University of Kentucky's Entomology EAB
Click on this link to visit the UK Entomology Emerald Ash Borer Web page.

Click on the above link for more information from UK Forestry's EAB website.

Forestry EAB Industry Notes:
Forestry Emerald Ash Borer – Industry Note May 2012
Cutting and Hauling Ash Logs

This fact sheet provides information to loggers and those involved in the sale or purchase of ash timber and logs in Kentucky. Information in this fact sheet concentrates on the hauling or shipping of ash logs of all types, and pulp or chip wood containing ash.

Forestry Emerald Ash Borer – Industry Note June 2012
-- Shipping and Hauling Hardwood Firewood

Information contained in this fact sheet is specific for individuals involved in the shipping of hardwood firewood. A certificate is needed to ship hardwood firewood that is produced in an Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Zone. This fact sheet describes the rules and how to obtain the certificates. For specific information on logging, lumber, and other ash wood products see the references at the end of this fact sheet.

EAB Treatments for Ash Lumber, Firewood, Logs, and Sawmill Residuals
The information contained in this fact sheet describes the requirements and procedures for kiln sterilization, fumigation, composting, and heat treatment methods that can be used to treat green lumber, logs, chips and other sawmill residuals, and firewood that meet the requirements for shipping out of an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) quarantine area.

Shipping Ash Lumber and Other Ash Products
Information contained in this fact sheet is specific for sawmill personnel and others involved in the purchase or shipping of ash wood products.

General Industry Note July 2012
The state of Kentucky has issued a regional quarantine on ash products and hardwood firewood, click the above link to learn more.

Other Links:
Heat Sterilization of Ash Firewood for Thermal Eradication of Emerald Ash Borer

Threats To Forest Health: The Exotic Emerald Ash Borer
Kentucky Woodlands Magazine Volume 1 Issue 1
Learn more about Emerald Ash Borer by clicking on the above link.

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) FAQs for Kentuckians
This factsheet developed by UK's Entomology Department has been developed to provide information on the status of the emerald ash borer in Kentucky and some general information about the insect as it relates to spread and management.

US Forest Service Website on Emerald Ash Borer

Visit this site for more information about the EAB.

Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees From Emerald Ash Borer
Click on the above link for a publication on protecting Ash trees from EAB.