Jun 13, 2013

Officials declare success over Asian longhorned beetle

State and Federal Officials Declare Success Over Asian Longhorned Beetle

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYS DAM) and the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have declared Manhattan and Staten Island, N.Y. to be free of the invasive wood boring insect, the Asian longhorned beetle.

Click here to read the NYS DAM press release

Click here to read the APHIS press release

Photo credit: Michael Bohne, Bugwood.org