Invasive Species Could Kill Nearly Half of U.S. Forests

Hemlock trees killed by hemlock woolly adelgid in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina. (Courtesy Songlin Fei) With its sparkling green wings, the emerald ash borer, a tiny beetle no longer than a knuckle-length, is almost beautiful. The insect however has been ravaging America’s forests for nearly 20 years. First seen in Michigan in the early 2000s, the invasive pest has killed millions of ash trees in more than 30 states.  The ash borer is not the only species devastating

Invasive Species Could Kill Nearly Half of U.S. Forests

Hemlock trees killed by hemlock woolly adelgid in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina. (Courtesy Songlin Fei) With its sparkling green wings, the emerald ash borer, a tiny ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Discover Magazine

Trees in the U.S. facing devastating threats due to invasive species

A team of researchers from Purdue University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found that trees in the United States are facing devastating threats due to invasive species. In their ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Phys.org

US trees decimated by invasive species

We need to start being more serious about protecting the trees.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from ZME Science

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