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Archive for March, 2011

Tree Identification Tips

Damage from invasive insects like the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) and Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is easiest to spot in winter and early spring, without leaves blocking our view into the upper canopy. But in winter, there are no leaves on the trees, so how do we identify host species? Check out our winter tree […]

Public Meetings About Tree Treatments For Asian Longhorned Beetle

The Asian longhorned beetle Cooperative Eradication Program will be holding a series of meetings this March in the Greater Worcester area to discuss plans to chemically treat trees in an effort to prevent the spread of the beetle. Meetings are scheduled from 6pm-8pm on each of the following dates: Monday, March 14: Worcester Technical High […]