Are trees moved through assisted migration considered invasive species? Climate change has experts rethinking boundaries and definitions.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has resources that include Best Management Practices (BMPs) and other guidance for using (or not using) pesticides and protecting water quality and pollinators.
While subzero temperatures are not the most pleasant conditions for us, they can be a factor in helping to control pests. Warmer winter temperatures may mean more EAB larvae are likely to survive.
Curt Forst finds the AIS Detectors program to be a natural fit. His goals are to protect the water quality of the lake he lives on and to keep issues from spreading to other lakes.
Using data collected from over 13,000 weather stations during a 30-year period, the new USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map provides higher resolution and more accurate zonal information.