Posts Tagged ‘ Asian Longhorned beetle ’

North Haven Show & Sell brings ‘businesses together’

Oct 20th, 2011 | By

North Haven Conservation Commission members were also available to help residents with questions about non-native insects that can kill large numbers of trees. In particular, they warned of the Emerald Ash Borer, the Asian Longhorned Beetle and the Sirex wood wasp. Members of the North Haven Trail Association chatted up the crowd with information on

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USDA awards CT $2M for forestry preservation

Sep 27th, 2010 | By

Connecticut has received a $1.97 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund numerous programs throughout the state to protect forests on state, municipal, and private lands.

Gov. Rell said this is an ideal time to receive this important funding that will be used for training local firefighters, purchasing open space, making our forests more resilient to threats such as invasive species and diseases, as well as for public outreach campaigns on invasive species such as the Asian longhorned beetle and the Emerald ash borer.

Non-Native Beetles Have Potential to Devastate State Forests

Sep 3rd, 2010 | By

Gov. M. Jodi Rell has reminded residents and visitors to be aware of the serious threat that non-native beetles pose to thousands of acres of Connecticut forests, particularly those with stands of maples, birches, elms and willows. The governor urged residents to be on the lookout for the Asian Longhorned beetle and the Emerald Ash borer. Both are highly destructive and invasive forest pests.