Monday, December 13, 2010

America's Most Wanted Insects

Invasive insects are a growing threat to forests and trees in the United States. These insects are called by many "America's most wanted" and consist of the Emerald ash borer, gypsy moth and the Asian long-horned beetle. The invasive trio arrived on wooden shipping crates and have have gradually taken over. They have eaten their way through millions of trees over the years and have cost billions of dollars in tree replacement/removal, eradication and quarantine. Click here to read more.