01 Jul '11, 9am

Burn Local Firewood: Campers can easily and unwittingly spread invasive pests like the emerald ash borer by tran...

Before you set out for your next camping trip or bonfire, take a minute to think about your firewood options. Transporting firewood can spread the emerald ash borer, an invasive pest native to the Far East, has decimated U.S. and Canadian forests in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Ontario and Quebec. The bug attacks and ultimately kills ash trees. Asian longhorned beetles, another invasive beetle, are also known hitch rides in firewood.

Full article: http://www.thedailygreen.com/going-green/tips/emerald-ash...

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