With tag: emerald_ash_borer
'Burn Local:' Officials Concerned About Emerald Ash Borer
By Ross Sneyd
Earlier this week
officials in New
they had found infestation of emerald ash borer in
the Concord area. Now Vermont officials are reminding the public that the best way
to prevent the spread of the insect is to burn local firewood.
Montpelier Prepares For Arrival Of Emerald Ash Borer
By Kirk Carapezza
City's Tree Board is planning to remove a Green Ash tree on Main Street this week because it says many Ash trees will soon be
killed by the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that was found for the
first time last year east of the Hudson
Vermont Working To Detect The Emerald Ash Borer
By Susan Keese
Agriculture officials are ramping up efforts to
detect the emerald ash borer and, if possible, keep it out of the Green Mountain State. The invasive insect and
its larvae have destroyed tens of millions of ash trees in the eastern U.S. and Canada. It hasn't been
reported yet in Vermont, but it's moving closer.
Vt. pushing search for Asian beetle and ash pest
Department of Agriculture is urging people across the Northeast to be on the
lookout for the Asian longhorned beetle, a nonnative pest that threatens maple
trees and other species of hardwood.