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Archive for June, 2008

Asian Longhorned Beetle ID

Update: The Asian longhorned beetle was found in Worcester, Massachusetts in August 2008. If you think you have seen this beetle, please report it here. With summer almost upon us, insects are entering their active season here in New England. At this time of year, we also start getting more pest reports from concerned citizens […]

All About the Emerald Ash Borer

Michigan State University has produced a very informative video about the history and control of the emerald ash borer beetle (Agrilus planipennis, or “EAB”). It features Dave Roberts, the biologist who first identified the EAB in Michigan back in 2002. The movie runs about 24 minutes and is divided into nine sections, including general information […]