The exotic emerald ash borer (EAB) has been killing ash trees across North America. Native to China, eastern Russia, Japan, and Korea, it was first discovered near Detroit in 2002 and has since spread to 25 states, including New Jersey.
Ash in New Jersey Facts
• Forests contain 24.7 million ash trees
• 24% of all forested land contains ash
• Ash is found in forests throughout the state, but concentrated in northern New Jersey
• Ash has been commonly planted as a street and landscape tree throughout the state Continue Reading →