Asian Longhorned Beetle
Asian Longhorned Beetle in the News
[The following are PDF files.]
May 12, 2014: USDA declares part of Boston, MA ALB Free
April 11, 2014: APHIS adds portions of the towns of Oyster Bay, Huntington & Babylon on Long Island, NY to the ALB Regulated Area
May 14, 2013: Manhattan and Staten Island, NY Declared ALB Free, but ALB continues to threaten Brooklyn, Queens and central Long Island.
April 5, 2013: Minister of Agriculture announces ALB is eradicated in Canada
March 14, 2013: New Jersey declares itself ALB free!
April 22, 2005 - Ceremony marks end of Beetle Battle - WLS, Chicago ILChicago Vs ALB (pdf is 52 pages long.)
June 20, 2011: Kasich Signs Executive Order to Help Prevent Spread of Asian Longhorned Beetle in Ohio (Governor's office)
June 17 2011: The Asian Longhorned Beetle has been discovered in southwest Ohio.
April 17 2011: Biologists plan to cope with ecological emergencies caused by invasive pests and disease
March 09 2011: USDA Treats Worcester County, Mass., Trees Against Asian Longhorned Beetle
February 2011: Participate in The Morton Arboretum's first winter Asian Longhorned Beetle Survey
January 31, 2011: Hadley audience told Asian longhorned beetles threaten hardwood forests
January 30, 2010: Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) - The Morton Arboreton
June 19, 2005 Small invader poses great danger to trees- Madison Eagle- Madison, NJ.
June 19, 2005 Invasive species find ways to NH and other states - Portsmouth Herald News- Portsmouth, NH
June 13, 2005 - USDA Treats Trees in New Jersey for Asian Longhorned Beetle - Grounds Magazine, KS
May 26, 2005 --Among
America's Most Wanted - Christian Science Monitor - New York.
April 25 , 2005 - Success in Non-Native Beetle Fight- Great Lakes Resource Consortium - Ann Arbor, MI
April 22, 2005 - New Infestation Found - Toronto Community News
April 19, 2005 - Governor Blagojevich Proclaims April 21,2005 ALB - Illinois Dept of Agriculture
April 20, 2005 - Officials not bugged by beetle signs- Ontario Mirror Guardian
April 19, 2005 - Chicago plans to lift ban - WQAD.co
April 18, 2005 Have we finally squashed the beetle? - Chicago Tribune
April 7, 2005 - Asian Longhorned Beetle War - The Green Line, University of Illinois Extension.
April 4, 2005 - The Small, The Bad, and the Ugly - The Day.com newspaper
April 4, 2005 - ARS Project: Development of Methods for Detection - USDA
MarchMarch 28, 2005 - New York ALB Quarterly Update (pdf) - USDA Forest Service
JanuaryJanuary 27, 2005 - USDA Amends New
January 11, 2005 - Pest Alert: Firewood - Threat From Invasive Beetles - National Park Service
20042004 ALB infestations in NYC: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Prospect Heights, Williamsburg, Long Island City and the Upper East Side - USDA
July 29th, 2002 - Asian
Beetle Spotted In Wrigleyville, First Longhorned Beetle Seen This Year
- Chicago NBC Channel 5
2001July 9th, 2001 - Beetle From China Threatening U.S. Hardwood Trees - Washington Post
1999Nov. 12th, 1999 - Efforts to contain beetle invasion may be too little, too late CNN.com
February 18, 1999 - Asian beetle threatens trees in N.Y., Chicago - CNN.com