Emerald Ash Borer iBook (2013).

Download it here!

Released November 1, 2013, this ibook is based on the EAB Online Course (below) with updated information and features. Note that currently the ibook is only viewable on apple devices. To download the .pdf, which can be viewed on any device, click here.

Questions? Comments? Contact Sarah Gugercin at sbgugercin@vt.edu


Emerald Ash Borer Online Course (2010)

Developed by: Eric Wiseman, Sarah Gugercin, Dave Close,

and Heather Boyd

Funded by: The USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection


The course comprises of six training modules and is hosted on the National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN) Training Site. More information about this module

To take the modules, you must first create a new account (free) on the NPDN website.

Once you have registered with NPDN, you will be taken to the training module page where you will find the links to the six emerald ash borer modules (or click here).


If you plan to take this course for Continuing Education Units (CEUs), you must receive a 70% on all 5 post-tests.

Once you have successfully completed the tests, a link to the certificate of completion (.pdf) appears above your module scores.

You must email or send this certificate to your organization in order to receive CEUs.

Organizations that have approved this course for 1.5 CEUs:

  • Society of American Foresters (special directions: email your certificate to dickinso@vt.edu)
  • International Society of Arboriculture
  • VA Sharp Logger (Scott Barrett)
  • VA Nursery and Landscape Association
  • VA Master Gardeners
  • VA Master Naturalists

The Certified Crop Advisor Program has approved this course for 1 CEU (sign in number FL 03931).

Please contact Sarah Gugercin if you have any questions or concerns.