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Impacts of Invasives

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A multi-part series highlighting invasive species and their impacts

New Disease Killing American Beech Trees

2019-11-05T03:14:20+00:00

Beach leaf disease (BLD)

Worry is spreading among scientists throughout the Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York region. A new disease is killing American beech trees. Beech leaf disease was first spotted […]

New Disease Killing American Beech Trees2019-11-05T03:14:20+00:00

FORECON’s Karlie Sherman Discusses the Connection Between Spotted Lantern Fly and Tree of Heaven

2019-09-14T20:00:11+00:00

It is not news that Northeastern forests are experiencing threats from a range of invasive insect and plant species. While the Emerald Ash Borer has received the lion’s share of […]

FORECON’s Karlie Sherman Discusses the Connection Between Spotted Lantern Fly and Tree of Heaven2019-09-14T20:00:11+00:00

Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula)

2019-06-06T01:09:56+00:00

Spotted Lantern Fly (photo: Brad Wentworth) Spotted Lantern Fly (photo: Brad Wentworth)

The spotted lantern fly is an invasive pest, primarily known […]

Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula)2019-06-06T01:09:56+00:00

What’s the White Stuff on Hemlock Branches and Needles?

2019-06-05T01:08:20+00:00

FORECON has been on the forefront of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid suppression since 2014, treating multiple thousands of trees from the Finger Lakes region all the way to Allegheny National Forest in northwestern Pennsylvania.

What’s the White Stuff on Hemlock Branches and Needles?2019-06-05T01:08:20+00:00

Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

2019-04-24T13:16:14+00:00

Japanese Barberry was introduced to the United States in 1875 from Russia at the Arnold Arboretum, and became known to naturalize in pastures and roadsides as early as 1910. However, once established, barberry negatively impacts both ecosystems and public health.

Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)2019-04-24T13:16:14+00:00

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