The spotted lanternfly — an invasive insect from Asia — had been, so far, only seen in several counties outside of Philadelphia, but, this year, it has been sighted in parts of Virginia. Garden Plot editor Mike McGrath explains.
A Virginia teen’s run-in with giant hogweed left burns. Experts are reminding people of the dangers of giant hogweed and giving guidance on what to do if the invasive plant is found.
Carroll County commissioners ordered local dive company Undersea Outfitters to cease operations at the Hyde’s Quarry lake in Westminster as of Sunday.
Maryland officials are asking anyone out on the water to keep an eye out for an invasive species known as the Chinese Mitten Crab.
The Spotted Lanternfly is a native of Asia but the bugs have been detected in Frederick County. “We think the biggest impact of this is gonna be on our grape growers,” said an entomologist.
A northern snakehead caught last weekend is the lake’s first verified case of the fish. And while it’s had minimal impact on the Potomac, there is concern about it in areas with sensitive or threatened species.
Forget the fire ant. It\’s time to worry about \”crazy ants,\”
according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
Some D.C. residents have volunteered in the war against a foreign invader that threatens the trees in Rock Creek Park.
Federal agents found stinkbugs among a shipment of ceramic tile from Italy during an inspection at the Port of Baltimore Monday and called the discovery a first in the nation for this particularly pervasive pest.
Cooler weather will bring the Washington area good news on the bug front, but invasive species are causing millions of dollars of damage.
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