Tree Check Month for Asian longhorned Beetle

Did you know that August has been the first ever Tree Check Month? Yup- organized by the great folks over at USDA APHIS, Tree Check Month is an effort to get everyone to take ten minutes to look at their backyard trees, and look for pests or damage on those trees.

Want to participate? Here’s a short list of resources if you want to check your trees for Asian longhorned beetle or other tree pests:


This weekend you should take a moment to go outside, take a look at your trees, and if you see any signs that they might be infested with Asian longhorned beetles, report it here!