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Link found between emerald ash borer and deaths

The emerald ash borer is a prolific tree killer, but researchers suggest the beetle also may have a link to premature deaths in humans.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 12:26pm EDT

Tags: Geoffrey Donovan, Andrew Mollenbeck, bugs, U.S. Forest Service, heart disease, respiratory illness

A killer beetle: How to check for signs of the emerald ash borer

The emerald ash borer, native to China, has destroyed 100 million ash trees since its arrival in the U.S. more than a decade ago. The destructive pest has reached the Washington area, where it will soon emerge again.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 03:56am EDT

Tags: trees, pests, Andrew Mollenbeck, Lourdes Chamorro, bugs, beetles

Wasps unleashed in Maryland to fight invasive pest

There are pests coming after some of our trees and a local agriculture department is bringing in wasps to fight them.

Sunday - 06/10/2012, 06:22am EDT

Tags: Maryland Department of Agriculture, Dick bean, wasp, Max Smith

Agencies plan to trap ash borers in Va.

Federal and state agriculture officials say they're conducting another survey to figure out the extent of Virginia's emerald ash borer infestation.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 01:47pm EDT

Tags: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,