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The Other Pest Wreaking Havoc in New York

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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There are bedbugs, and then there are Asian long-horned beetles. Now, thousands of trees on Long Island are slated to be removed to stem a growing infestation.

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City on Cusp of Eradicating Asian Longhorned Beetle

Friday, August 03, 2012

August is the month the scourge of New York, the Asian longhorned beetle, emerges from the tree it’s been devouring from the inside out.

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Hunting the Asian Longhorned Beetle

Friday, June 26, 2009

The Asian Longhorned Beetle is chomping its way through the forests of the northeast, destroying maples and other trees. Jackie Beebe is a tree inspector for the U.S Department of Agriculture. We caught up with her, as she got ready to climb one of them in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

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