When is the best time to remove ash and dispose of ash tree material?

The low activity period for EAB is from October 1 through April 30, and this is the recommended time to prune or remove ash trees.


The flight period for EAB is from May 1 through September 30. This means that the adult beetle is active and capable of flying to new trees. Because of this, it is not recommended to remove and transport any ash material during this time.

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1. Has the emerald ash borer (EAB) officially been found in Fridley?
2. What symptoms should I be looking for?
3. I want to remove my ash tree, what should I do?
4. When is the best time to remove ash and dispose of ash tree material?
5. Where can I dispose of ash tree material?
6. I like my ash tree and am considering treating it. What are my options?