Official Pest Reports

Official Pest Reports are provided by National Plant Protection Organizations within the NAPPO region. These Pest Reports are intended to comply with the International Plant Protection Convention's Standard on Pest Reporting, endorsed by the Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures in March 2002.

Canadian Flag Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) - Update of the Regulated Areas within Ontario, Canada
Date posted: 04/11/2008
Contact: Ken Marchant, Network Specialist (Emerald Ash Borer) / Specialiste du reseau des programmes (agrile du frene), Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) / Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, e-mail/courriel: marchantk@inspection.gc.ca
April 10, 2008. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently updated the areas in Ontario that are regulated for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). There are currently seven areas regulated by Ministerial Order for EAB: Dutton County, Elgin County, Essex County, the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Lambton County, Middlesex County, and The City of Toronto.

Under IPPC Standards (e.g., ISPM No. 8), EAB is considered present (only in some areas of Ontario) and subject to official control in Canada.

For more information on the EAB, please visit the CFIA website at www.inspection.gc.ca.