[SCA-AE] Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine (with links)
tupan4 at yahoo.com
Wed May 6 12:53:50 EDT 2009
Aha, it looks like the quarantine has changed since a few years ago when I first heard of it. There was a restriction on bringing wood in to Butler County (Cooper's Lake is in Butler Co., not Lawrence), but now that we have the buggies it's a restriction against taking raw wood out. Thanks, Lady AElfgifu.
Looks like the link didn't come through last time:
Also, this page shows a map of the infested counties in PA:
In any case, buying firewood locally is your best bet.
The only information I see on Coopers' web page is that you can't gather firewood on site. Though more rules might exist for our large events.
Sorry for opening a can of worms - er, grubs. (Actually, the beetles are very pretty....)
--- On Wed, 5/6/09, Gretchen Falkenburg <l_elfgiva at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Gretchen Falkenburg <l_elfgiva at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [SCA-AE] Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine
> To: discussion at aethelmearc.org
> Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 7:22 AM
> Here is a link to the actual quarantine. What this means
> in English (since I used to work for Agriculture until last
> December) is that you can bring firewood from anywhere into
> an infected area, which Lawrence County is. HOWEVER, you
> must either burn it all or leave there what you don't
> Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine
> Pennsylvania's Emerald Ash Borer quarantine restricts
> the movement from the quarantined area of ash nursery stock,
> green lumber and any other ash material, including logs,
> stumps, roots and branches. Due to the difficulty in
> distinguishing between species, all hardwood chips, bark and
> firewood are considered quarantined. Regulated articles can
> only be moved from the quarantined counties if officially
> certified as having met specific conditions aimed at
> mitigating possible spread of the beetle.
> Emerald Ash Borer quarantine order (PDF) (Updated March 1,
> In Loving Service to Sylvan AEthelmearc
> Lady AElfgifu
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