Emerald Ash Borer


The Emerald Ash Borer also known as the beetle that kills has become a major problem for Ash Tree`s in eastern North America. Professional arborists have been seeing them invading Ash trees since 2002 with no end in sight. These pests originate from Asia and have found a new dwelling in the Ash trees found in residential yards and forests. The Emerald Ash Borer insect is invasive and dangerous, it burrows into the bark of the tree and leaches the nutrients from the tree over time killing it and making the area unsafe.

Facts About The Emerald Ash Borer:

  • Only attracted to ash trees
  • Although there are treatments it is not recommended
  • It only takes 6 years for an infestation to kill 99% of a woodlot
  • The infestations are continuously spreading further north of the GTA
  • Urban areas are mostly affected
  • The most effective solution is to remove the tree

    Your property is covered up to $5,000,000


    Our trained arborists will guide you through proper compliance.


    Arboreal work can be dangerous for both people and their property.


As an arborist our end goal is to keep the neighbourhood trees healthy. When you start to see signs of the Emerald Ash Borer or other tree diseases call on the professionals at Twelve oaks Tree Service you're local tree experts to get the job done right. The team at Twelve Oaks knows exactly which procedure that your tree will need and can resolve your Emerald Ash Borer complications.


  1. If your tree is showing significant loss of foliage, discolouration during summer months and small holes around the tree trunk these are all symptoms you could have a tree infested with Emerald Ash Borer.
  2. If your trees display these symptoms, call Twelve Oaks Tree Service to inspect the problem. Emerald Ash Borer is a Beetle that will inhabit any Ash tree in its path.
  3. The best course of action after first sign of infestation would be to have the trees removed to help prevent exposure to the beatles.

We are a family owned and operated passionate team of professionals. As hands-on owners and operators, we will be on site from the time of the call including when your property is serviced, inspected and cleaned. Choose Twelve Oaks, with over 24 years of arboreal experience you can guarantee that your request will be completed efficiently and effectively. Don't take a risk when it comes to your home and your assets.

For more information regarding Emerald Ash Borer infestations give us a call today at (647) 559-1764.

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