Emerald Ash Borer

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Officials: Tree-Killing Beetle Detected In 3 NJ Counties

This beetle, the emerald ash borer, is the size of a penny. It’s small, but it’s a killer of ash trees.

07/07/2015

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Officials: Invasive Beetle Found In 3 New Jersey Counties

New Jersey Department of Agriculture officials reported Monday that the emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive beetle that attacks and kills ash trees, is active in five towns in three counties.

07/06/2015

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Don’t Move Firewood

People moving firewood from place to place is how tree-killing insects and diseases spread like wildfire – so don’t do it.

11/24/2014

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Beware Infestation Of Ash Trees

The Emerald Ash Borer is here, an invasive beetle from Asia which has already destroyed tens of millions of ash trees across the USA!

06/23/2014

(Richard Horwitz, a senior biologist with the Academy of Natural Sciences, holds a northern snakehead fish specimen that was found in FDR Park, South Philadelphia, in July 2004.  The northern snakehead can grow to several feet in size, crawl on land for short distances, and is native to Asia and Africa.  Credit: William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Voracious ‘Frankenfish’ Spotted in Heinz Wildlife Refuge, Delaware County

The northern snakehead, a predatory fish from China, has been caught at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Tinicum Township.

03/26/2012

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Infestation of Beetle Deadly to Ash Trees Discovered In Bucks County

The emerald ash borer — a pretty, iridescent green beetle that has already killed millions of ash trees worldwide — has been discovered in Bucks County, Pa.

03/19/2012

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Stink Bugs Stink

Next time you’re grossed out by a stink bug, let it be a potent reminder of how important it is to keep alien species from invading the US.

10/18/2011