• Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) affects only the species in the genus Fraxinus, i.e. ash. No other tree species are affected.
• An ISA Certified Arborist is your best consultant if you want your trees inspected, which we have on staff. Licensed Pesticide Applicators are the only people who can legally treat your trees, which we also have on staff.
What do I do if I have ash trees?
1. If you have an ash tree and live near an EAB outbreak, you should consider consulting an arborist to see if treatments are warranted. Costs for treating one mature tree will range from $50 to $200 annually. Factors such as tree size and a number of total trees treated per site will impact price. If you decide to proceed with treatments, be aware that this is a long-term, on-going commitment. Any person applying these treatments for hire must be a Commercial Pesticide Applicator as licensed by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
2. If an arborist confirms your tree has EAB or you have a declining ash tree near a confirmed infestation, treatment may be possible or you