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Archive for March, 2010

ALB Pocket Guide

Introducing the Pocket Guide to the Asian longhorned Beetle, an easy way of putting everything you need to know about ALB right in your pocket. Built from a single sheet of paper, the guide is folded and fit together with a simple cut along the dotted line. This guide was developed by the Massachusetts Department […]

Winter Moth Damage Predicted to be Up in 2010

UMass Extension is predicting an increase in damage caused by winter moth caterpillars this spring. As reported in this article in the Brockton Enterprise, Deborah Swanson, Extension educator for Plymouth County, is expecting defoliation of trees by winter moth caterpillars to be significant in southeastern Massachusetts. This is based on data from UMass indicating that […]