Spot The Difference: Decoy Beetles Created To Manage The Invasive Emerald Ash Borer

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The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is a beetle native to Asia which was first identified near Detroit, Michigan and Ontario in 2002. It is now a serious invasive pest of North American ash trees in the genus Fraxinus. Emerald ash borer populations are spreading rapidly in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states of the USA,…
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It’s a Dog’s Life- The Rescue Dogs Being Trained To Detect The Emerald Ash Borer

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While most dogs spend their days running around and playing with toys, 5 dogs from a Montana based organisation Working Dogs for Conservation are hard at work aiding scientific research and conservation by combatting the invasive Emerald Ash Borer beetle¬†Agrilus planipennis, one of the most destructive non-native insect pests in the USA. The Emerald Ash…
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