GREENDALE, Wisconsin (WXOW)--- An Emerald Ash Borer Larvae, has been confirmed in the Village of Greendale, WI. The Larvae in an immature life stage were collected after extensive woodpecker damage and the Department of Natural Resources were notified. Pictures of the EAB were sent to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. At that point entomologists positively identified the Larvae as EAB.
Milwaukee County, has already been under quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer. The tree killing Emerald Ash Borer has been found in 13 Wisconsin Counties. The counties include Brown, Crawford, Kenosha, La Crosse, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Trempealeau, Vernon, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha counties.
All of these counties are currently considered under quarantines. Any ash material that could transport a life stage of the beetle is prohibited from being moved out of quarantine areas. This includes all firewood, regardless of species. More information regarding EAB can be found at www.emeraldashborer.wi.gov.
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