Tag: hemlock woolly adelgid

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Shenandoah National Park plans to use biocontrols to manage non-native hemlock woolly adelgid pest

Shenandoah National Park officials plan to release a predatory beetle, within the boundaries of the Park, to help control the spread of hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA). HWA is an invasive insect that has devastated hemlock forests throughout the eastern United States. In Shenandoah, roughly 95% of hemlocks have been killed by this destructive pest.


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Shenandoah National Park seeks Feedback on biocontrols to manage non-native hemlock woolly adelgid pest

Shenandoah National Park officials are seeking public opinion on a plan to release a predatory beetle as a new tool to help control the spread of hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA).