Protect Maryland from Emerald Ash Borers:
Emerald ash borers are wood-boring Beatles, an invasive species from North Eastern Asia, and are presently killing hundreds of millions of ash trees in North America. These beetles have been known to colonize here, in Maryland. Researchers in Maryland are trying to understand the broader impact of high volume invasive non-native insects threatening North American forests and arthropods associated with ash tree boles.
See the publication “Effects of the emerald ash borer invasion on the community composition of arthropods associated with ash tree boles in Maryland, U.S.A.” in the Journal of Agricultural and Forest Entomology (2016) to better understand how these specific insects are impacting our environment.
If you want to take part in preserving Maryland’s forests and arthropods (insects, spiders, and crustaceans), give your local company a call today for a free preventative pest control assessment regarding invasive insects and Emerald Ash Borers!
Picture Source: University of Minnesota Extension, “Emerald Ash Borer”. “Why be concerned about the Emerald Ash Borer?” by Jeff Hahn, Extension Entomologist (2020). Accessed 3/1/2021
Jennings, D. E., Duan, J. J., Bean, D., Rice, K. A., Williams, G. L., Bell, S. K., . . . Shrewsbury, P. M. (2016). Effects of the emerald ash borer invasion on the community composition of arthropods associated with ash tree boles in Maryland, u.s.a. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 19(2), 122-129. doi:10.1111/afe.12186