Ash Trees: Beware! The Emerald Ash Borer has now been discovered in West Virginia, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Kentucky. New quarantines are being established by USDA Animal and Plant Inspection Service. (APHIS). This borer, first discovered in Michigan in 2004 threatens to destroy the entire Ash species. Prevention is only possible with pesticide treatments prior to… Read more »
Monthly Archives: November 2009
Proposal to Spray Insecticides Declined Safe Lawns Foundation and Toxic Actions Center said absolutely not to a proposal to spray a million gallons on insecticide to a million acres to combat the out of control Asian Longhorn Beetle. They did allow the USDA forest to direct a trunk injection program which began in September.
Florida Keys Sea Turtles This October saw a large hatch of green sea turtles in the upper Florida Keys. This is the second hatch in three years. More are expected this month. GREAT NEWS!
“Bad Bugs” Usually in my reports about “bad bugs” and trees the culprit is some exotic import. Not this time. A tiny native walnut twig beetle found in California, Arizona, and New Mexico known as “Pityophorus juglanois” was first discovered in 1959 as just another bark beetle, has recently been associated with the death of… Read more »
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