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Asian Longhorned Beetle

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