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Latest Emerald ash borer Stories

2011-09-12 11:22:04

Non-native, wood-boring insects such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian longhorned beetle are costing an estimated $1.7 billion in local government expenditures and approximately $830 million in lost residential property values every year.

Invasive Insects Cost Billions
2011-09-11 04:15:13

Homeowners and taxpayers are picking up most of the tab for damages caused by invasive tree-feeding insects that are inadvertently imported along with packing materials, live plants, and other goods.

2011-09-02 16:53:22

UC Riverside researchers suggest that goldspotted oak borer invasion might be contained by controlling the movement of firewood.

2011-08-16 11:00:00

Wood-Boring Pest Now in Neighboring States, Could Threaten Hardwoods Industry ROCK SPRINGS, Pa., Aug.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.