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Emerald Ash Borer

What is it?

The Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) is native to Asia. The slender, elongate beetles are 8. 5 - 14 mm long and metallic green in color.

What's the problem?

This serious pest has been found to attack and kill ash trees in North America. Most of Edmonton's boulevard trees are ash.

What can I do?

Report any suspected sightings in Edmonton to 311 or email

For More Information

Pest Management

12304 107 Street NW
Edmonton AB  T5G 2S7


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-496-4978

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