Emerald Ash Borer Invades Orleans County

Ash trees are native to North America; the Emerald Ash Borer beetle is not. It has no natural predators to control the population.
By: 
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

An invasive Asian beetle the Emerald Ash Borer has been found in Derby Line. This is the first time the beetle has been confirmed in Orleans County. Foresters hope to contain the beetle until scientists can discover an effective bio-control strategy to eliminate their presence. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.

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