Emerald Ash Borer Detections in and near Maine

EAB quarantine areas near Maine

The emerald ash borer has been discovered in Aroostook and York counties, Maine since May 2018.

An emergency stop movement order is in place for Frenchville, Grand Isle, and Madawaska (Aroostook Co.)

Quarantines are in place for the areas outlined in blue in the map.

Regulated items that would fall under quarantine include the following:

  • The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), in any living stage of development;
  • Firewood of all hardwood species;
  • Nursery stock of the genus Fraxinus (ash);
  • Green lumber of the genus Fraxinus (ash);
  • Other material living, dead, cut, or fallen, including logs, stumps, roots, branches, and composted and uncomposted chips of the genus Fraxinus (ash);
  • Any other article, product, or means of conveyance that an inspector determines presents a risk of spreading emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) and notifies the person in possession of the article, product, or means of conveyance that it is subject to the restrictions of the regulations.

Updated: September 18, 2018