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  • North Carolina under statewide quarantine for tree beetle

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has enacted a statewide quarantine because of a tree-killing beetle. The state agriculture department said in a statement that Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler signed an emergency order Thursday expanding…

  • Fight against Emerald Ash Borer spreads

    WASHINGTON — The Emerald Ash Borer now is killing trees in another local community: Infested ash trees are  being removed from Rockville, Maryland’s Potomac Springs neighborhood. “Emerald Ash Borer is the most egregious urban forest insect…

  • Emerald ash borer detected in 4 more Va. counties

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Agriculture officials say the emerald ash borer has been detected in four more counties in Virginia. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said Tuesday the highly destructive beetle is now…