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Featuring: Are You Ready for EAB? plus a listing of Conservation-related events and activities in the St. Louis, Missouri region.

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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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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer

A D-shaped exit hole, indicates the presence of the emerald ash borer (EAB), seen on an ash tree in Creve Coeur where the insect has recently been confirmed. The EAB is shown in the inset. MDC says homeowners in St. Louis County need to make plans now to protect or replace their ash trees.

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Emerald Ash Borer

Register to attend a free workshop about the signs of emerald ash borer and other invasive tree pests threatening Missouri’s forests. 

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metallic, emerald-green beetle on ash leaf

Emerald Ash Borer

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

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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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