An update on the status of Dutch Elm Disease and the American elm is at


A great website for information on the emerald ash borer is Stop the Beetle! See signs and symptoms of EAB infestation at Another very helpful site is You can report EAB infestations on these sites or by phone: 1-800-292-3939 (Michigan), 1-800-462-2803 (Wisconsin), or 1-888-545-6684 (Minnesota).


The Beetle Buster site has everything you need to learn how to recognize and report the Asian longhorned beetle: Remember, there are other beetles that look similar to the ALB! You can see photos of these at


This story about the loss of hemlock in the southeast is a must-read: The Last of the Giants: Documenting and saving the largest eastern hemlocks.


Finally, there's an excellent 2006 leaflet by the US Forest Service about the effect the balsam woolly adelgid and its effect on fir trees, at


decimated Fraser firgrouting



parasitoid wasp with EAB egg