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Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bye bye beetle »
Have you heard the good news? After several years of close monitoring by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the A...
Friday, May 29, 2020
Scientists find genes to save ash trees from deadly beetle »
Scientists have identified candidate resistance genes that could protect ash trees from the emerald ash borer (EAB), a dea...
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Deadly imports: In one U.S. forest, 25% of tree loss caused by foreign pests and disease »
From  a deadly fungus that showed its face in 1904 on an American chestnut in the Bronx  to  a nematode...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Murder Hornets? Here Are 5 Other Scary Invasive Insects »
You’ve seen the headlines. Asian giant hornets – frequently called “murder hornets” – have landed in North America. The ho...
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Washington state now has another bug to worry about after 'murder hornets.' Gypsy moths »
Add another giant bug to the list of things Washington state is working to handle right now. Read more.
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fungus Could Help Control Emerald Ash Borer »
Canadian scientists have figured out how to hit the tree-killing emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) where it really h...
Friday, October 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Old Friends and New Enemies: How Evolutionary History Can Predict Insect Invader Impacts »
Scientists have developed a model that could help foresters predict which nonnative insect invasions will be most problema...
Monday, October 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly: Large Potential Range in U.S. and Beyond »
As the invasive spotted lanternfly wreaks havoc in the mid-Atlantic United States, scientists and a range of tree and frui...
Thursday, October 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ash tree species likely will survive emerald ash borer beetles, but just barely »
'Lingering ash.' That's what the US Forest Service calls the relatively few green and white ash trees that survive the eme...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests »
About 40% of all forests across the US are at risk of being ravaged by an army of harmful pests, undermining a crucial res...
Friday, August 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Terahertz imaging technique reveals subsurface insect damage in wood »
Insect infestation is becoming an increasingly costly problem to the forestry industry, especially in areas experiencing i...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Forest Service is helping the state manage the spread of spruce bark beetles »
By KTUU KENAI, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service is providing funds to the state to help address an accelerati...
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Spotted lanternfly quarantine grows to include Pa. capital »
HARRISBURG, Pa. - For the first time in 16 months, the Pennsylvania Department of &nb...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Cool weather can amplify attacks of tree-killing bark beetle »
As a warming climate invites the destructive southern pine beetle to expand its northern range,...
Monday, May 14, 2018
Top 5 Damaging Insects Homeowners Need to Watch for on Trees and Shrubs »
  When damaging insects attack a tree or shrub, pest control by an ISA Certified Arborist m...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Expect these fuzzy guys to pitch silky tents in the trees around your Lowcountry home »
  Warmer weather has arrived, and so have tent caterpillars. These are moth larvae that b...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Hartford's Borer-Infested Ash Trees Are Coming Down »
  Thousands of Hartford’s insect-infested ash trees are at risk of collapsing, and many have...
Friday, November 25, 2016
Texas watching, and waiting, for beetle infestation »
As far as invasions go, the emerald ash borer's foray into Texas has so far been a ho-hum affair, and that's a good thing...
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Joining battle against emerald ash borer, Brownell-Talbot students help plant trees in Memorial Park »
Clare Schinzel, 10, spent her Saturday morning shoveling dirt, planting trees and spreading mulch in Memorial Park....