Check your trees for signs of Asian Longhorn Beetle

When working in their sugarbush this winter, maple producers are encouraged to be on the lookout for signs of the Asian longhorned beetle.

Towns need to plan for emerald ash borer now

We have learned from municipalities in the American Midwest that the more time a town or city has to plan for the removal or treatment of ash trees on municipally managed lands, the better they are able to manage the financial costs and impact of the beet … (read more)

Ask a Master Gardener: Invasive species awareness week

In Vermont three invasive forest pests of concern to watch for are the hemlock woolly adelgid, beech leaf disease and spotted lanternfly.

Ask a master gardener: Help protect Vermont forests

As you hit the trails this winter, take a close look at Vermont’s forests. Some trees are threatened by invasive forest insects, and in some places, you might be the only one to spot them. The three pests to be on the lookout for when exploring our forest … (read more)