EAB in Colchester, VT
There has been a new detection of EAB in Colchester, VT which has expanded the infested area within Chittenden County. The new detection was discovered by a volunteer Forest Pest First Detector.
The Infested Area Map to which “Slow-the-Spread” recommendations apply now expands the infested area in the towns listed below.
- Towns that have seen an increase in the Infested Area: Colchester, Milton, Shelburne, Burlington, South Burlington, Westford, Winooski, and Essex.
Forest landowners, homeowners, foresters, logging contractors, municipalities, and utilities in the infested area should evaluate the options available to them to protect ash trees and immediately implement Vermont’s “Slow the Spread” recommendations.