evidence of EAB

Asked June 16, 2016, 9:56 AM EDT

Does this photograph show evidence of EAB in my evergreen?

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1 Response

EAB stands for Emerald Ash Borer. The borer only attacks ash.

The holes you see look like the work of a sapsucker, a type of woodpecker. Its holes rarely are damaging to a tree. Here is info from our website: http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/woodpeckers-and-sapsuckers

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