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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%"><b><span style="color:#333333">Vermont EAB Update
</span></b><span style="color:#333333"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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An update has been made to the <span class="MsoHyperlink"><a href="http://vtanr.maps.arcgis.com/apps/PublicInformation/index.html?appid=cfda013ad1464b7b9103a3d7806f0cc5">Emerald Ash Borer Infested Area Map</a></span><span style="color:windowtext"> o</span>n
 9/14/2018 to reflect an expansion in the infested <span style="color:black">area, due to a new detection in
</span>Stamford. <o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoListParagraph" style="color:#333333;margin-bottom:6.0pt;margin-left:0in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3">
<span style="color:black">Elsewhere in the region, EAB has recently been </span>confirme<span style="color:windowtext">d for the first time</span> in
<a href="https://www.maine.gov/dacf/about/news/news.shtml?id=810860">western York County, ME</a>.<o:p></o:p></li></ul>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="margin-bottom:6.0pt"><span style="color:#333333"> <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%"><span style="color:#333333">Moving any infested material, especially ash firewood, logs, and pruning debris, can quickly expand the infestation of EAB. It is important that we work together and follow the ‘</span><span class="MsoHyperlink"><a href="https://vtinvasives.org/land/emerald-ash-borer-vermont/slow-spread-of-eab">slow
 the spread</a></span><span style="color:#333333">’ recommendations that protect the health of Vermont’s forests.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%"><b><i><span style="color:#333333">If you do not want to receive automatic notifications of the expansion of Vermont’s EAB infested area or EAB news, unsubscribe<a href="https://list.vermont.gov/mailman/listinfo/anr.eabinfestedareamap">
 here</a>. </span></i></b><span class="MsoHyperlink"><span style="text-decoration:none"> </span></span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%"><span class="MsoHyperlink"><span style="color:windowtext"><br>
</span><a href="http://www.vtinvasives.org/eab">Learn more about EAB in Vermont.</a></span><br>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%"><span style="color:#333333">If you have additional questions,
<a href="mailto:jenny.lauer@vermont.gov?subject=EAB%20Listserv%20Question">let us know</a>. </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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