State and federal officials say an
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in
The Borer is deadly to ash trees.
There's already a quarantine in place in
While the Borer is able to fly short distances, it's typically moved by unknowing people who are transporting wood or brush that has ash tree bark and limbs.
Conservation and Agriculture officials are asking Missourians to not move firewood out of the area it's harvested and to avoid using Ash trees in landscaping. More information about the Emerald Ash Borer can be found at http://EAB.Missouri.edu.