CT Invasive Pests

Four Invasive Pests in CT

The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive Asian Beetle, was found in CT in 2012. Originally found in the US in 2002, this destructive insect is spreading across the country and is responsible for the death and decline of ash tree species.

Asian Longhorned Beetle

Emerald Ash Borer Information

If you have ash trees on your property, please be alert for any signs of this insect. Ash Trees make up about 4% of the trees in CT and up to 20% of the urban trees in some communities. Ash Tree Identification

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Emerald Ash Borer Fact Sheet

CT DEEP Emerald Ash Borer Information

CT DEEP Asian Longhorned Beetle Information

Questions and concerns can be directed to:

Joe Mone, Street Maintenance Supervisor at (860) 584-7792 x104


The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station at (203) 974-8474

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