ALB was first found in Ohio in June 2011. The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) enacted a quarantine for the State, establishing the initial regulated area within Tate Township on June 20, 2011. Due to additional detections of ALB infested trees, the regulated area was expanded to include Monroe and Stonelick/Batavia Townships. APHIS first issued a Federal Order that mirrors the regulated boundaries of the State on July 13, 2011. In Ohio, the ODA and APHIS work together to operate the ALB eradication program.
For questions about the Ohio ALB Eradication Program, call 513-381-7180.
Currently, 57 square miles are quarantined for ALB in Clermont County, including all of Tate Township, and portions of Batavia and Williamsburg townships.
Free compliance training is available for businesses and individuals who perform work that may involve moving wood materials in the regulated area. To register for an ALB compliance training in Ohio, please call 1-513-381-7180.