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Deer Hunters Beware!

Firewood looks harmless, but it can harbor the emerald ash borer, a devastating forest pest. Hunters are urged not to move firewood to and from their camps. Instead, buy firewood locally and burn it all before returning home.

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Ditch the Invasive Hitchhikers

Camping and boating travelers beware!

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Don't Import Firewood

Firewood looks harmless, but it can harbor the emerald ash borer, a devastating forest pest. Campers and hunters are urged not to move firewood to and from their campsites.

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Don't Move Firewood!

Many tree-killing pests travel in firewood. If you love Missouri’s forests, buy firewood where you camp, and burn it all before you leave.

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EAB Out at First

A baseball-loving wasp could help with early detection of a devastating forest pest.

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Image of emerald ash borer (dead adult specimen).

Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald ash borer (dead adult specimen).

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metallic, emerald-green beetle on ash leaf

Emerald Ash Borer

Agrilus planipennis
Learn to ID and report signs of this highly destructive, invasive beetle that kills every type of ash tree—even healthy, vigorous ones.

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metallic, emerald-green beetle on ash leaf

Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

The emerald ash borer is a narrow, metallic emerald-green beetle about one inch long.

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Emerald Ash Borer CSI

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Missouri landowners, are your ash trees dying? A small green beetle could be the culprit. Download, print, and use this two-page flyer to investigate the scene, identify the killer, and report the crime.

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photo shows squiggly tunnels emerald ash borer beetles leave in ash trees

Emerald Ash Borer Damage

One sign of an emerald ash borer infestation is the galleries or long, squiggly tunnels they leave under the bark of ash trees.

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