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Southern Pine Beetle

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Tiny Pest Wreaking Havoc On NJ’s Pinelands

Chainsaws are buzzing throughout New Jersey’s Pinelands. But this isn’t commercial logging; it’s pest control.

12/06/2013

(A New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection photo illustrates the "pitch tubes" that are a sign of southern pine beetle infestation.)

Nature Helps NJ Pinelands Fight Back Against Killer Beetle

The southern pine beetle has been tunneling its way through South Jersey’s pine forests for at least 11 years. Last year wasn’t as bad as had been expected.

01/09/2012

(A pine beetle.  File photo)

New Jersey Trying To Get Ahead Of Pine Beetle Infestations

The southern pine beetle has been decimating pine trees in New Jersey in recent years. It’s estimated that 14,000 trees were killed by the insects last year

04/12/2011