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(A) Emerald ash borer is a shade tree pest and is defined as an insect that attacks and kills ash trees. The adults are small, iridescent green beetles that live outside of trees during the summer months. The larvae are grub- or worm-like and live underneath the bark of ash trees. Identification to be determined by the City Forester.
(B) Control measures that may be taken to abate emerald ash borer are those provided by the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Minnesota Emerald Ash Borer Science Advisory Group, and the city's most recent EAB management plan.
(C) Definition of control areas. The control area for emerald ash borer is defined as: all lands within the boundaries of the city.
(Ord. 1556, passed 1-3-2017)