How do I know if I have an ash tree in my yard?

The following easy-to-use resource will help you to determine whether or not you have any ash trees on your property:

How do I know if my ash tree is infested?

It is very difficult to detect the presence of EAB in the early stages, as many of the more outwardly visible signs and symptoms appear only after two or more years of infestation.  This visual guide by the City of Toronto shows pictures of the Emerald Ash Borer at various life stages, as well as various indicators of its presence and ash trees in various stages of decline. 

 

*Please note that other insects, diseases, and problems can demonstrate similar signs and symptoms as those depicted in this guide, and thus is it advisable that you contact a certified arborist to confirm whether or not EAB is present in your tree.