Areas Regulated for the Emerald Ash Borer

Canada

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Map - Description for current areas regulated for Emerald Ash Borer by Ministerial Orders. Description follows.

The following areas are designated as regulated areas for the emerald ash borer:

Ontario

All the areas within the boundaries of the Division of Greater Sudbury, Hamilton, Kawartha Lakes, Ottawa, Prince Edward and Toronto, the Regional Municipalities of Chatham-Kent, Durham, Halton, Niagara, Peel, Waterloo and York and the Counties of Brant, Bruce, Dufferin, Elgin, Essex, Frontenac, Grey, Haldimand, Haliburton, Hastings, Huron, Lambton, Lanark, Lennox and Addington, Middlesex, Norfolk, Northumberland, Oxford, Perth, Peterborough, Renfrew, Simcoe and Wellington and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, the United Counties of Prescott and Russell and the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, and the Districts of Muskoka, Nipissing and Parry Sound, as well as the area within the boundaries of the Manitoulin district, all the areas within the boundaries of Sudbury District (including the Municipality of Killarney) up to the Northern boundaries of Townships: Acadia, Baynes, Bazett, Cavana, Cortez, Dundee, Haentschel, Iris, Kelso, Lampman, Leask, Marquette, Marshay, McPhail, Selkirk, Shelburne, Shelley, Valin and all the areas within the boundaries of Algoma District (including the City of Sault Ste. Marie) up to the Northern boundaries of Townships: Bracci, Butcher, Ewen, Ferrier, Foulds, Gaunt, Gilbertson, Gisborn, Grossman, Guindon, Slater, Smilsky, Tolmonen, Tronsen, Vibert, Way White, Wlasy

Quebec

All the areas within the boundaries of the city of Gatineau, Agglomération de Montréal, Agglomération de Longueuil and the municipalités régionales de comté (MRC) d'Acton, d'Argenteuil, Beauharnois-Salaberry, Brome-Missisquoi, Deux-Montagnes, La Rivière-du-Nord, La Vallée-du-Richelieu, L'Assomption, La Haute-Yamaska, Laval, Le Haut-Richelieu, Le Haut-Saint-Laurent, Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais, Les Jardins-de-Napierville, Les Maskoutains, Les Moulins, Les Pays-d'en-Haut, Marguerite-D'Youville, Mirabel, Montcalm, Papineau, Pierre-De-Saurel, Roussillon, Rouville, Thérèse-De Blainville and Vaudreuil-Soulanges, as well as the municipalities of Rapides-des-Joachim, Sheenboro, Chichester, L'Isle-aux-Allumettes, Waltham, Mansfield-et-Pontefract, Fort-Coulonge, L'Isle-de-Grand-Calumet, Bryson, Litchfield, Portage-du-Fort, Shawville, Clarendon, Bristol, Thorne, Otter Lake, Alleyn-et-Cawood in MRC Pontiac and municipalities of Low, Denholm, Kazabazua, Lac-Sainte-Marie, Gracefield, Cayamant, Blue Sea, Bouchette, Messines, Thérèse-de-la-Gatineau in MRC Vallée-de-la-Gatineau.

To slow the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB) to new areas, the CFIA uses measures to control the movement of potentially infested materials. People who move regulated materials from regulated areas without the permission of the CFIA could face fines and/or prosecution.

In addition the regulated areas listed above, the movement of materials can also be regulated through legal notices issued to property owners. For properties where EAB has been confirmed, a Prohibition of Movement is issued, which prohibits movement of regulated materials from that specific property. Contact your local Canadian Food Inspection Agency office for additional information.

Continental United States

The following states are regulated:

  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Minnesota
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin