Several new detections of EAB in Vermont
Several new detections of EAB in Vermont have expanded existing Infested
The Infested Area Map to which “Slow-the-Spread” recommendations apply now extends to include the towns listed below.
The Hartford discovery extends “Slow-the-Spread” recommendations to:
The Brookfield discoveries
The Belvidere discovery
The new finds also expand the infested area within the following towns: Brookfield, Fairfield, Fletcher, Franklin, Granville, Hartford, Hartland, Northfield, Norwich, Pomfret, Roxbury, Sharon,
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.
Below we’ve listed some resources for foresters and landowners in managing ash in the face of EAB.
· 10 Recommendations For Managing Ash in the Face of EAB & Climate Change
· Information for Forest Landowners
· Ash Management Guidance for Forest Managers
· UVA Policy on Forest Management Plans and Amendments
· Webinar: Silvicultural Considerations for Vermont’s Ash within the Context of EAB
· Trap Tree Protocol for Forest Landowners
If you have questions about managing ash in your woodlot or around your home, or need Use Value Appraisal guidance, check out the resources available at VTinvasives.org.