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Emerald ash borer found at Fort Snelling golf course in Minnesota

August 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The state has confirmed an emerald ash borer infestation at the Fort Snelling Golf Club. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says it’s the first new EAB infestation found in the state in 2012. Continue Reading

North Dakota preps for possible ash borer infestation

June 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Fargo leaders are working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to educate residents about a tiny beetle that wreaks havoc on ash trees. Continue Reading

Officials: City ready for ash borer

May 21, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

This week marks the first emerald ash borer awareness week for North Dakota, Jamestown is ready for the invasive pest, local officials say. Continue Reading

Minnesota to test dogs against emerald ash borer

May 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture hopes trained sniffer dogs can become a new line of defense against the invasive pests, which threaten ash trees across the state and across the country. Continue Reading

Volunteers needed to scout for invasive species

February 2, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Minnesota is looking for volunteers to join the hundreds of citizens who already have stepped up to help keep an eye out for new infestations of emerald ash borer and other destructive invasive pests. Continue Reading

U.S. survey helps shed light on forest-damaging bug

December 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The 61,500 traps installed in 48 states are part of a survey led and funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to track the emerald ash borer, a species native to China and eastern Asia that was first detected in the U.S. in 2002. The invasive pest likely arrived inside wood packing material from Asia and has since been detected in 15 states through the national survey using the purple traps that has been done annually since 2008. Continue Reading

St. Paul, other areas release stingless wasps to cripple emerald ash borer

October 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

About 1,000 stingless Chinese wasps were released in the Summit Hill area of St. Paul on Friday as part of efforts to control the spread of invasive emerald ash borers. Continue Reading

Emerald ash borer found near St. Paul’s historic Summit Ave.

September 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The emerald ash borer has infested at least six trees near St. Paul’s Summit Avenue, a disappointing discovery three miles from the site of previously known infestations, the city announced. Continue Reading

‘Stress pest’ strikes trees near Osakis

November 1, 2010 in The Osakis Review

Red-headed ash borer less dangerous than emerald Continue Reading

Minnesota to use wasps to fight emerald ash borer

September 21, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota is about to unleash a new weapon in its fight to slow the spread of the emerald ash borer.
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