Quarantined Counties Listed By State
Updated September, 2014 - The following counties have federal or state quarantines in place which prohibit moving firewood. These quarantines were issued to prevent the spread of emerald ash borer, Asian long-horn beetle, gypsy moth, and thousand cankers disease. Federal and state regulations prohibit visitors from bringing firewood to the park from these counties.
Arkansas - Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Drew, Garland, Grant, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lincoln, Little River, Miller, Montgomery, Nevada, Ouachita, Pike, Saline, Sevier, Union
Colorado - Boulder
Connecticut - Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven
District of Columbia - all areas within the District are under quarantine
Georgia - Dekalb, Fulton
Illinois - all counties in the state are under quarantine
Indiana - all counties in the state are under quarantine
Iowa - all counties in the state are under quarantine
Kansas - Johnson, Leavenworth, Wyandotte
Kentucky -all counties in the state are under quarantine
Maryland - Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, St. Mary's, Washington, Baltimore City
Massachusetts - Auburn, Berkshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Worcester
Michigan - All counties are quarantined except Baraga, Dickinson, Gogebic, Iron, Marquette, Menominee and Ontonagon
Missouri - all counties in the state are under quarantine
Minnesota - Cook, Hennepin, Houston, Lake, Olmsted, Ramsey, Winona
New Jersey - all counties in the state are under quarantine
New Hampshire - Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham
New York - Albany, Allegany, Broome, Brooklyn, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Genesee, Greene, Livingston, Madison, Manhattan, Monroe, Nassau, Niagara, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Orleans, Otsego, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Staten Island, Steuben, Suffolk, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates, and parts of Fulton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, counties
North Carolina - Granville, Haywood, Person, Vance
Ohio - all counties in the state are under quarantine
Pennsylvania - all counties in the state are under quarantine
Tennessee - Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Fentress, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, Macon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Overton, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Roan, Scott, Sevier, Smith, Sullivan,Unicoi, Union, Washington
Virginia - all counties in the state are under quarantine
West Virginia - all counties in the state are under quarantine
Wisconsin - Brown, Calumet, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Door, Douglas, Fond du Lac, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Lafayette, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, Monroe, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan, Superior,Trempealeau, Vernon, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha, Winnebago
Canada - Provinces of Ontario and Quebec
The states of California and Oregon also have quarantines in effect for Sudden Oak Death syndrome.
Quarantines may be in effect for other insects and diseases not listed here. Please check with your local county agricultural extension agent for a complete listing of quarantines in your area.
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