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Asian Longhorned Beetle

Asian Longhorned Beetle (WBZ-TV)

Invasive Beetle Forces Worcester To Cut Down 500 More Trees

The City of Worcester has signed off on a federal plan to cut down 500 more trees – in a renewed effort to head off the spread of the Asian Longhorned Beetle.

07/08/2014

A campaign to eradicate the Asian longhorned beetle in Boston has been declared a success. (WBZ-TV)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Declared Eradicated In Boston

Officials announced the voracious Asian longhorned beetle that threatens trees has been eradicated in Boston.

05/12/2014

These traps were hung in 2011 to catch Asian Longhorned beetles. (WBZ-TV Photo)

Mass. To Mark Eradication Of Beetle From Boston

State and federal officials are gathering in Boston to celebrate the eradication of the destructive Asian longhorned beetle in the city.

05/10/2014

Asian-Long-Horned-Beetle (AP Photo)

Worcester Says Asian Longhorned Beetle Problem Is “Under Control”

After three years of battling the destructive Asian Longhorn Beetle, officials say they finally have the problem under control.

10/24/2011

Asian-Long-Horned-Beetle (AP Photo)

Curious About Longhorned Beetle Poison

If the pesticide to control the Asian Longhorned Beetle is injected into Sugar Maple trees, would it poison the sap that could be collected from those trees to make maple syrup? Will the trees be identified that have been injected? -Ron, Franklin

WBZ-TV–04/27/2011

UMass prof: Beetle battle to last another decade

A University of Massachusetts scientist says it will probably be another decade before the tree-killing Asian longhorned beetle problem in the central part of the state is solved.

07/22/2010

Asian longhorned beetle found in Boston

The infestation of Asian Longhorned Beetle has now reached Boston. Environmental Secretery Ian Bowles and Mayor Tom Menino announced Tuesday that the beetles were found in six trees on the grounds of Faulkner Hospital, just […]

07/06/2010

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