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Tag Archives: emerald ash borer

Emerald ash borer leaving its mark

PROSPECT — When Mayor Robert Chatfield peeled away the bark of a stately ash tree on Old Log Town Road on Friday, a 5-foot section fell, revealing a network of…

Arborist hopes to slow spread of beetle

MIDDLEBURY — Harris “Bud” Neal is leading a fight he can’t win. On Sept. 11, he led a squad of pickup trucks and all-wheel-drive cars across town looking for a…

Hearing to discuss status of ash borer infestation

PROSPECT — The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station will hold a hearing tonight on the status of the emerald ash borer in the state and the expansion of the quarantine aimed…

Fighting back against a beetle infestation

PROSPECT — There’s not too much Connecticut can do to push back against the arrival of an exotic beetle that has already killed millions of ash trees in other states….

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Quarantine in effect to contain beetle

PROSPECT — The director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station imposed a quarantine Thursday on the movement of ash and firewood in New Haven County to limit the spread of…

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Officials to discuss plans to contain beetle

HARTFORD — State officials will explain their plans for containing the spread of the emerald ash borer at a public hearing in Prospect this week. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station…

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Emergency regulations sought to contain beetle

HARTFORD — State officials are working on emergency regulations to contain the spread of the emerald ash borer, including restrictions on importing firewood from out of state. The small, highly…

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Invasive beetle found in Prospect, Naugatuck

PROSPECT — A destructive insect, found in Prospect and Naugatuck, could spell doom for ash trees throughout the state. The emerald ash borer, which bores into and kills ash trees,…