Monitoring The Spread of Emerald Ash Borer

Credit Valley Conservation worked with its partners to monitor the spread of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) throughout the Credit River Watershed. By 2009, EAB was detected in the urban southern areas of the watershed, including Mississauga, Brampton and Oakville.

In the summers of 2013 and 2014, CVC deployed a series of traps in the central and northern areas of the watershed to track the spread of EAB. The EAB traps alerted CVC staff about the pests presence throughout most of the watershed at the end of 2014. CVC has observed signs and symptoms of EAB throughout the watershed and now assumes the pest is present in the entire watershed.

EAB Monitoring Update: Spread and Concentration as of Summer 2013 (PDF)

EAB Monitoring Update: Spread and Concentration as of Summer 2014 (PDF)

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is the principle agency responsible for regulating EAB in Canada. CFIA has established regulated areas that restrict movement of all ash products, including firewood, outside the regulated area. For updated news on spread, please click here to visit their website.

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