Status of EAB quarantine formalized; long-term restrictions in place
Minnesota agriculture officials have modified the state quarantine issued in Hennepin, Ramsey and Houston counties designed to slow the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB) tree pest. A temporary emergency quarantine was established in June when EAB was discovered in or near these counties.
Officials have now formalized the quarantine as it became necessary to implement long-term restrictions on the movement of firewood, ash trees, and ash tree products out of these counties.
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