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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....