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August is Tree Check Month!

It’s August, and that means it’s Tree Check Month once again! For the past several years, Tree Check Month has marked the perfect time for Massachusetts – and the entire country – to raise awareness about the invasive forest pests that threaten the health of our favorite trees. USDA has put out their regular reminder […]

August is Tree Check Month!

It’s August, and that means it’s Tree Check Month! Every year, USDA APHIS PPQ recommends August as a good time to go outside and check trees for signs of invasive insects. In Massachusetts, that means keeping your eye out for Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) and emerald ash borer (EAB), especially. These insects are active right […]

August is Tree Check Month!

August is Tree Check Month, a great time of year to check the trees in your neighborhood for signs of damage from invasive insects. Here is a press release from USDA that was featured in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette about Tree Check Month and how to look for Asian Longhorned Beetle: “August is the […]