Dept. of Natural Resources: Emerald ash borer confirmed in Oconto and Shawano Counties


Signs of emerald ash borer infestation include ash trees dying from the top down and branches sprouting low on the trunk of the tree, as shown in this picture. / Photo Credit: Wisconsin DNR
LITTLE SUAMICO/SHAWANO, Wis. – Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) forestry staff have confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB) in the Town of Little Suamico in Oconto County and the city of Shawano in Shawano County. Alex Feltmeyer, DNR forest health specialist, identified the first positive identification of EAB in both counties which were later confirmed by DATCP. Feltmeyer estimate...

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