Caroline Kanaskie
January 13, 2022
DURHAM, N.H.—Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have discovered the southern pine beetle, one of the most damaging tree-dwelling insects in the Southeast, in forests in Maine and New Hampshire. The southern pine beetle has never been seen this far north and has forestry experts concerned, specifically about the pitch pine barren trees found throughout New England. “Warmer winter temperatures make it easier for beetles to survive further north,” said Jeff Garnas, associate professor... - Read Full Article