Emerald Ash Borer infestation notice

The Fairfax County Forest Pest Program’s director has sent a notice out to homeowners associations about an emerald ash borer infestation discovered in the summer of 2008. The emerald ash borer is an invasive insect that kills trees from the inside. The VA Dept of Agriculture and the USDA will be placing traps around the county in an attempt to determine the extent of this infestation. For more detailed information, please read the notice.