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The emerald ash borer was first detected in North America in 2002, but is likely to have arrived on the continent at least ten years earlier. This Asian beetle has proven to be highly destructive. Since its arrival, it has destroyed millions of ash trees and continues to spread to new regions, causing considerable economic and ecological damage.

To report the presence of the emerald ash borer on your property, please consult the MRC Brome-Missisquoi website via the link below. If you suspect the presence of the emerald ash borer, please contact the Planning Manager and municipal inspector to guide you through the steps to follow.

If you wish to obtain more information on this invasive species and on the different means of detecting it, you can consult the following links:

Source: ACIA

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