Emerald ash borer found in two more Wisconsin counties

By: WEAU news staff Email
By: WEAU news staff Email

MADISON, Wis. (WEAU) -- The tree destroying emerald ash borer has been found in two new Wisconsin counties.

DNR staff found an adult beetle in a trap set at the Mauthe Lake campground in the kettle moraine state forest.

That's in Fond Du Lac County.

Wisconsin agriculture officials say it was also was found in Watertown's riverside park. Dodge county will be put under quarantine.

The quarantine prohibits wood products from being moved out of the county to areas that are not infested.

In western Wisconsin, La Crosse, Trempealeau and Crawford counties have been quarantined.

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