The Return of Gypsy Moth to New England

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History In New England, in the early 1980’s Gypsy Moths had a dramatic surge in their population and their devastation. While most scientists expected a predictable, cyclical peak and crash, Gypsy Moths damaged or killed countless urban and forest trees, and defoliated normal hosts, before turning their voracious appetites on anything growing. They began diminishing […]

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Repopulating the Giants: Update

We previously introduced many of you to Archangel Ancient Tree Archives of Michigan. Our own Joe Aiken, took a road trip with Jason Kappen and Team Bartlett, joining this group on a mission to obtain new growth tissue from large old-growth redwood and sequoias in California. Along with a number of phenomenal climbers from around the country, Joe […]

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Protect Your Hardwoods From Winter Moth

Protect From Winter Moth

Winter Moth is an invasive pest that causes severe defoliation and mortality in hardwood trees. The larvae begin feeding in early Spring on developing leaves with severe infestations causing noticeable tree defoliation. In June, they drop to the ground to pupate in the soil until the fall. You will start to notice adult Winter moths […]

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