Entomology Today Article: Study Finds Quarantines Remain Key Part of Emerald Ash Borer Control

REPRINT courtesy of Entomology Today, Research News. See original here: Quarantines Remain Key Part of Emerald Ash Borer Control, Study Finds By Laurel Downs and Leigh Greenwood Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is one of the most invasive and destructive tree pests in North America. It continues to spread across the United States and Canada, […]

Disposing of Woody Storm Debris from Asian Longhorned Beetle Host Trees

Hurricane season is upon us. Please stay safe! The following is an important Alert from our friends at USDA APHIS and Clemson University’s Department of Plant Industry regarding the South Carolina Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program in light of Storm Idalia: ——— NOTICE ———- If you live in Charleston/Dorchester counties in South Carolina and are […]

WEBINAR: More Bugs are Coming

Mark your calendars for the upcoming webinar “More Bugs are Coming… What this means for your trees and what you can do about it!” on Wednesday, September 13th from 4PM to 5PM EDT. This webinar will discuss forest pest impacts in urban areas- which are some of the first places that forest pests usually establish […]

WEBINARS: Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week 2023!

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week is May 22-28th of 2023 and we are ready with some excellent webinars! This year, Emerald ash borer (EAB) Awareness Week is May 22-28th. In addition to our normal EAB awareness outreach, we at Don’t Move Firewood are highlighting this notorious tree pest by hosting a few EAB-focused webinars. Hear […]

Webinar: New Date for Meet the Firewood Team

We have rescheduled our Meet the Don’t Move Firewood Team webinar for April 6th at 11am Mountain Time (1pm Eastern). It’s a busy time of year for invasive species awareness. The last full week of February this year was National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW); International Day of Forests is March 21, and Invasive Plant […]

WEBINAR: Meet the Don’t Move Firewood Team

Check out a free FOCI webinar recording, Meet the Don’t Move Firewood Team. This October (a.k.a. Firewood Month!), we conducted three informal and interactive presentations on firewood outreach, resources, reporting, and opportunities for anyone who wants to better understand this work. We discussed our education and outreach efforts- what the campaign does, why it’s important, […]