28 Aug
2020

Protecting Michigan’s trees

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich. — August is tree check month and as Michiganders spend time outdoors, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is asking you to do your part by helping protect Michigan’s trees.Usually in late summer and early fall the Asian Longhorned beetles drill perfectly rounded 3/8 inch holes in trees.According to USDA’s  Policy Manager, Paul Chaloux, the beetle feeds on maple, ash, birch, elm, poplar and other hardwood species.The beetles are large with irregular white spots and black and white banded antennaeSpokesperson, Rob Miller, said public participation is key to early detection.For more information or to report a sighting, you can visit www.asianlonghornedbeetle.comAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Grants offered to local residents implementing positive changeNext August 4 primary resultslast_img

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