Posts Tagged ‘ Emerald Ash borer ’

Emerald ash borer causing damage to town trees

Jul 4th, 2014 | By

A warning from entomologist Claire Rutledge to everyone who owns ash trees: “It’s time to take a look at the trees,” Rutledge said. “If you have ash trees and you want to save them you have to commit to treating it for the rest of its life.”

Land Trust addresses invasive species at farmers’ market

Jun 25th, 2013 | By

Monroe Land Trust President Aaron McGoldrick said, “The Asian Longhorn Beetle is in New York. It attacks maples. The Emerald Ash Borer bores into Ash trees. It’s already in Connecticut.” McGoldrick said the insect was detected in New Haven County last month. Moss said, “Japanese wasps were brought in by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

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DEEP and CAES Taking Prompt Action toAddress EAB Infestation — Quarantine and Restrictions on Movement of Firewood will be Put in Place

Jul 23rd, 2012 | By

The Connecticut DEEP and the Connecticut Ag Station have announced a series of strong, proactive steps aimed at preventing the spread of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), a destructive beetle which has now been detected in Connecticut including a quarantine zone and ban that on certain wood products in Connecticut.

DEEP and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Announce the Presence of Emerald Ash Borer in Dutchess County, New York

Apr 19th, 2012 | By

The DEEP and the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station have announced that federal agricultural officials have confirmed the presence of the Emerald Ash Borer across the Hudson River in adjacent Dutchess County, New York approximately 23 miles west of Sharon, Connecticut. The EAB is an extremely destructive plant pest and it is responsible for the death and decline of over 25 million ash trees in the United States in urban and forested settings since June 2002.

Emerald Ash Borer Traps Unveiled

May 22nd, 2011 | By

DEP Commissioner Dan Esty and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Director Louis A. Magnarelli displayed new traps that are being distributed in the state to detect the presence of the Emerald Ash-borer (EAB), a highly destructive invasive insect recently discovered 25 miles from the Connecticut border in western New York.

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.