EAB News for the Wood Industry

EAB News for the Wood Industry

Heat Sterilization of Ash Firewood for Thermal Eradication of Emerald Ash Borer

General information on the above factsheets.

  • Cutting and Hauling Ash Logs - This fact sheet provides information to loggers and those involved in the sale or purchase of ash timber and logs in Kentucky. Information in this fact sheet concentrates on the hauling or shipping of ash logs of all types, and pulp or chip wood containing ash.
  • Shipping and Hauling Hardwood Firewood - Information contained in this fact sheet is specific for individuals involved in the shipping of hardwood firewood. A certificate is needed to ship hardwood firewood that is produced in an Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Zone. This fact sheet describes the rules and how to obtain the certificates. For specific information on logging, lumber, and other ash wood products see the references at the end of this fact sheet.
  • EAB Treatments for Ash Lumber, Firewood, Logs, and Sawmill Residuals - The information contained in this fact sheet describes the requirements and procedures for kiln sterilization, fumigation, composting, and heat treatment methods that can be used to treat green lumber, logs, chips and other sawmill residuals, and firewood that meet the requirements for shipping out of an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) quarantine area.
  • Shipping Ash Lumber and Other Ash Products - Information contained in this fact sheet is specific for sawmill personnel and others involved in the purchase or shipping of ash wood products.


Contact Information

Thomas Poe Cooper Building 730 Rose Street Lexington, KY 40546-0073