As August winds down, I’ll remind you that it’s Tree Verify Month for the Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive beetle assaults 12 various kinds of timber however prefers maples. It may also be present in grass, floating in swimming pools, on outside furnishings, and on autos. As soon as the beetle assaults a tree, there is no such thing as a remedy, and the tree will finally die. USDA can eradicate it, however we have to know the place infested timber are ASAP! After we discover infested timber early sufficient, extra timber are saved. We want folks their timber to enhance our possibilities of discovering this invader early.
Please verify your timber. Be part of family and friends on a tree verify stroll to search for indicators of infestation. If you happen to suppose you could have discovered a beetle or see tree injury, please report your sightings by calling the hotline at 1-866-702-9938 or submit a report on-line at AsianLonghornedBeetle.com.