Insects and Mites

Oak Trees– They Underpin Most Ecosystems But are a Forgotten Stalwart

Photo: Fall treated oak versus untreated oak during peak defoliation in New England. 2017    Oaks, a diverse family, and one of the stateliest trees in our native and urban forests, are often overlooked because they’ve “always been here”, and most people just expect that they always will. As endless waves of non-native tree pests […]

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Fire Blight

It’s that time of year! We need to start planning our attack on that pesky bacteria that we are all too familiar with, Fire blight.  Though some seasons are worse than others, fire blight always seems to be found. But, there are some things that you can do to help suppress the symptoms of this […]

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