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Of Concern In Maryland
News: 2005-2008
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December 8, 2008
Navigation Arrow Gypsy Moth Defenses Focus On Frederick County
WJZ-TV 13
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December 6, 2008
Navigation Arrow Planning for gypsy moth spraying begins
WJZ-TV 13
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November 26, 2008
Navigation Arrow Mussel alert
The Daily Times
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November 24, 2008
Navigation Arrow Razor-Edged Mussel Found in Maryland River Hydroelectric Dam
Bloomberg
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November 24, 2008
Navigation Arrow Zebra Mussel Found on Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam in Maryland
PA DEP Press Release
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November 22, 2008
Navigation Arrow Gypsy moth battle begins early
WTOP
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November 20, 2008
Navigation Arrow State Agency Cautions Firewood Purchasers
Washington Post
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November 16, 2008
Navigation Arrow Soybean rust detected on University of Delaware plot
WTOP
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November 3, 2008
Navigation Arrow Soybean Rust Discovered in Maryland near the Delaware Border
MDA Press Release
Discovery will not affect this year’s crop
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October 23, 2008
Navigation Arrow Stink bugs out in force this fall
WTOP
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October 21, 2008
Navigation Arrow Rusty Crayfish Invade Md. Waterways
WJZ
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October 15, 2008
Navigation Arrow Study Leaves Decision On Asian Oyster to States
Washington Post
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October 7, 2008
Navigation Arrow Ag column: How to deal with unwelcome invaders
Herald Mail
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October 2, 2008
Navigation Arrow Scientists, Ash Borer Wage War In Trees
Washington Post
Five-Year Battle Hasn't Halted Beetle's March
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October 1, 2008
Navigation Arrow Cool Weather Signals Start of Seasonal Fire Wood Purchases
MDA Press Release
Officials Urge Residents - Particularly in Prince George’s and Charles Counties – Not to Transport Firewood to Prevent the Spread of the Emerald Ash Borer
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October 1, 2008
Navigation Arrow Garrett sees drop in defoliation due to gypsy moths
Cumberland Times-News
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October 1, 2008
Navigation Arrow Gypsy moths' bark worse than bite
Gazette
Wet weather, insecticides lowered defoliation across state
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September 22, 2008
Navigation Arrow Group's spraying program helps kill gypsy moths
Frederick News-Post
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September 15, 2008
Navigation Arrow EAB Spreads in Maryland
Lawn and Landscape Magazine
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September 7, 2008
Navigation Arrow Tree Killing Insect Discovered in Charles County
Southern Maryland Onine
New Quarantine Expands Restrictions on Ash and Hardwood Firewood; Citizens Asked to Help Stop the Beetle
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September 6, 2008
Navigation Arrow Tree-Killing Bug Makes an Entrance
Washington Post
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August 28, 2008
Navigation Arrow A New Beetle Invasion Threatens To Take Down Area Ash Trees
Washington Post
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July 30, 2008
Navigation Arrow C&O Canal Park is tracking species of tree-killing beetle
Gazette
Trapping program, part of national survey, comes as insect is discovered across the Potomac
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July 22, 2008
Navigation Arrow Science Tries To Keep Invasive Species Out Of Bay
wjz
Alex DeMetrick reports on how science is trying to stop non-native invasive species from taking over the Chesapeake.
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July 13, 2008
Navigation Arrow Top 25 Things Vanishing From America
WalletPop
Going, Going, Gone?
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July 11, 2008
Navigation Arrow After Five-Year Absence, Destructive Beetle Discovered in Trees in Herndon, Newington
Washington Post
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July 2, 2008
Navigation Arrow County, state battle invasive plant problem
The Sentinel
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June 19, 2008
Navigation Arrow Common aquarium plant may have invaded area waters
Gazette
Scientists to search again for exotic water lettuce discovered last summer
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June 15, 2008
Navigation Arrow Snakeheads Everywhere
Washington Times
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June 2, 2008
Navigation Arrow Officials wait to gauge damage from gypsy moths
Frederick News-Post
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May 30, 2008
Navigation Arrow Gypsy Moth Aerial Spray Program Completed
MDA Press Release
Property Owners Encouraged to Report Egg Masses, Caterpillars, and Defoliation
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May 23, 2008
Navigation Arrow Catch of day: didymo
Baltimore Sun
State biologists cast wide net, fighting habitat-attacking algae
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May 22, 2008
Navigation Arrow Alien crab alert!
Baltimore Sun
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May 20, 2008
Navigation Arrow Maryland has ongoing effort to fight beetle that kills ash trees
Hagerstown Morning Herald
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May 16, 2008
Navigation Arrow Md. doubles efforts against gypsy moths
Hagerstown Morning Herald
About 17,000 acres of land sprayed in Washington County
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May 14, 2008
Navigation Arrow State sets purple traps for invasive forest pest
Chicago Tribune
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May 10, 2008
Navigation Arrow Md. steps up killing of gypsy moths
Baltimore Sun
$4 million allocated to double aerial spraying of trees
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May 7, 2008
Navigation Arrow Gypsy moth infestation widespread
The Capital
On track for largest population in decade
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May 7, 2008
Navigation Arrow Ravenous gypsy moths could destroy your trees
Owings Mills Times
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May 6, 2008
Navigation Arrow Invasive Algae Found In Maryland
MD DNR Press Release
Potentially Destructive Didymo found in Gunpowder Falls
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April 30, 2008
Navigation Arrow Gypsy moths are back, and they’re hungry
Gazette.net
Record devastation could be at hand; drought and sparse treatment to blame
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April 28, 2008
Navigation Arrow Md. Fights Back Against Gypsy Moth Caterpillars
WJz-TV 13
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April 28, 2008
Navigation Arrow Gypsy Moth Aerial Spray Program to Begin April 28
MDA Press Release
Governor O’Malley signs bill to study gypsy moth infestation and management
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April 27, 2008
Navigation Arrow Gypsy moth infestation at highest level since 1995
Cumberland Times News
Aerial spraying program to target Allegany, Garrett in late May, early June
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April 25, 2008
Navigation Arrow And a disaster of a pear tree
Baltimore Sun
Lovely when young, Bradfords age into an urban danger
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April 15, 2008
Navigation Arrow Resident Canada Goose Depredation Assistance Available To Landowners
MD DNR Press Release
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March 30, 2008
Navigation Arrow New weapon for battle of the bug
Baltimore Sun
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March 21, 2008
Navigation Arrow Moths Munch Trees
The Daily Times
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March 18, 2008
Navigation Arrow GYPSY MOTH: Infestation could get worse; Maryland looking for new ways to fight it
The Daily Times
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March 14, 2008
Navigation Arrow Purple Traps for Emerald Ash Borer Survey Being Hung in Trees Along Western Maryland Roads
MDA Press Release
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February 21, 2008
Navigation Arrow Going after gypsy moths
Frederick News Post
Brinkley floats a bill to study
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January 31 2008
Navigation Arrow Frederick Co. to Help Battle Gypsy Moths
Frederick News Post
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January 17, 2008
Navigation Arrow How Firewood Stacks Up (and Is Sold) Is a Matter of Law
Washington Post
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January 3, 2008
Navigation Arrow Alien Plants Upset County Ecosystem
Washington Post
Parks Dept. Strategizing to Fight Invaders
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December 22, 2007
Navigation Arrow Gypsy moth battle
TimesNews
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December 16, 2007
Navigation Arrow Wanted: Money for moths
Frederick News-Post
Area residents, officials discuss ways to pay for spraying
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December 11, 2007
Navigation Arrow Infestation of moths hits trees in Baltimore County’s parks
Baltimore Examiner
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December 5, 2007
Navigation Arrow Gypsy Moths Cause Headaches in Western Maryland
WYPR
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December 1, 2007
Navigation Arrow Landowners plan fight against gypsy moths
Frederick News-Post
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November 15, 2007
Navigation Arrow Cool Weather Signals Start of Fire Wood Purchases
SoMd Online
Officials Urge Residents - Particularly in Prince George's County - Not to Transport Firewood to Prevent the Spread of the Emerald Ash Borer
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October 29, 2007
Navigation Arrow Garrett gypsy moth damage becoming more apparent
TimesNews
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October 15, 2007
Navigation Arrow Biologists Attack Noxious Asian Vine
WTOP News
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October 6, 2007
Navigation Arrow O’Malley sees moth damage
Cumberland Times-News
Governor flies over defoliated woodlands in Garrett County
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October 6, 2007
Navigation Arrow Forest owners may apply for assistance with spraying
Cumberland Times-News
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September 16, 2007
Navigation Arrow Gypsy Moths Consume More Than Foliage In Garrett
WJZ TV
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September 9, 2007
Navigation Arrow Gypsy moth hordes coming to county
Cumberland Times-News
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August 30, 2007
Navigation Arrow A Race to Save the Ash Tree
Washington Post
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August 29, 2007
Navigation Arrow Gypsy moths
Cumberland Times-News
Delegation must make spraying a priority
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August 26, 2007
Navigation Arrow Scientists hope a weevil works wonders
Philadelphia Inquirer
Can a tiny bug love an invasive vine to death?
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July 19, 2007
Navigation Arrow Asian Crab Discovery Is Called Worrisome
Washington Post
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July 18, 2007
Navigation Arrow EAB in Russia
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July 12, 2007
Navigation Arrow Tiny Weevils Released to Slow the Invasive Mile-A-Minute Weed
MDA News Release
Howard County project tests bio-control research protocol.
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July 11, 2007
Navigation Arrow Worst gypsy moth outbreak in 12 years descends on Maryland
Business Gazette
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July 8, 2007
Navigation Arrow Potomac Fever
Washington Post
Some people look at the slimy northern snakehead and see an ecological scourge. Derek Radoski and Steve Chaconas see big bucks.
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July 6, 2007
Navigation Arrow USDA Announces Additional Funding for Emerald Ash Borer and Potato Cyst Nematode Eradication
USDA News Release
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July 2, 2007
Navigation Arrow Residents Encouraged to Report Gypsy Moth Damage to MDA Regional Offices
MDA News Release
Field Survey of Egg Masses to Begin for Next Year’s Suppression Program.
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June 6, 2007
Navigation Arrow Furry-clawed Asian Crabs Found In Delaware And Chesapeake Bays
Science Daily
Chinese mitten crabs, first reported in the Chesapeake Bay, are more widespread than initially thought.
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May 28, 2007
Navigation Arrow Crab Discovery Worries Chesapeake Bay Researchers
The Epoch
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May 22, 2007
Navigation Arrow Mitten Crab Sparks Worry
Washington Post
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May 21, 2007
Navigation Arrow DNR Bans Importation Of Firewood Into DNR Owned, Managed Properties
Maryland DNR Press Release
New DNR Policy Aimed at Stopping the Spread of the Emerald Ash Borer
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May 13, 2007
Navigation Arrow Cankerworms Infesting Anne Arundel County
WJZ TV
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May 9, 2007
Navigation Arrow Cost share favored for moth spray
Cumberland Times-News
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May 4, 2007
Navigation Arrow Eastern Tent Caterpillar is Annoying but No Threat to Trees
Southern Maryland Online
Eastern Tent Caterpillars at Annoying Levels this Year
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April 26, 2007
Navigation Arrow Gypsy Moth Aerial Spray Program in Eleven Counties to Begin in May
MDA News Release
Populations Continue to Rebound after Pervious Years Decline
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April 20, 2007
Navigation Arrow Lt. Governor Brown Kicks off Earth Day with Tree Planting
MDA News Release
Launches Emerald Ash Borer Tree Replacement Program for Homeowners
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April 16, 2007
Navigation Arrow Media Advisory: Lt. Governor to Kickoff Earth Day Events with Tree Planting
MDA Media Advisory
Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown ... to kickoff Earth Day with a tree planting and the launch of an emerald ash borer tree replacement program.
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April 13, 2007
Navigation Arrow Popular, pretty pears a problem
Times Herald Online
The white-blossomed story book trees line countless streets in the state - but that is just the problem.
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April 5, 2007
Navigation Arrow Popular, Pretty Pears? A Problem
Capital News Service
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April 1, 2007
Navigation Arrow Maryland Trees Destroyed As Chinese Beetles Chew
WJZ-TV 13 Baltimore
A non-native bug continues to cause major problems for Maryland.
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February, 2007
Navigation Arrow It's always open season on alien invasive plants
Chesapeake Bay Journal
Volunteers target unnatural green amid winter drab in never-ending battle to weed out species taking over the landscape
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January 25, 2007
Navigation Arrow Invasion of the Emerald Ash Borer
Bay Weekly
Fighting the half-inch eco-terrorists costs millions
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January 18, 2007
Navigation Arrow Deforestation Begins in Effort To Thwart Emerald Ash Borer
Washington Post
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January 17, 2007
Navigation Arrow Invasive Beetle Threatens Area Ash Trees
Southern Maryland Online
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January 17, 2007
Navigation Arrow Thousands Of Ash Trees Destroyed To Kill Beetles
WJZ-TV 13 Baltimore
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January 16, 2007
Navigation Arrow Maryland at Risk for Losing Millions of Trees and Dollars
The Nature Conservancy
State Faces Economic and Ecological Threats from Invasive Insect
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January 16, 2007
Navigation Arrow Tree Removal to Eradicate Ash Tree Nemesis is Underway in P.G. Area Forests
Southern Maryland Online
If Not Stopped, Insect Can Kill All Ash Trees in Md, USA
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November 22, 2006
Navigation Arrow Infected ash trees found in south Prince George’s
Gazette
State agencies are involved in identifying and destroying the trees
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November 20, 2006
Navigation Arrow Budget cuts, gypsy moths threaten Savage River State Forest
Letters - Cumberland Times-News
Savage River Forest Citizens Advisory Board
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November 16, 2006
Navigation Arrow Garrett County commissioners discuss supplementing gypsy moth control
Cumberland Times-News
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November 9, 2006
Navigation Arrow County will cut trees to kill destructive bug
Gazette
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October 24, 2006
Navigation Arrow Tree lovers battle insect invasion
USA Today
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October 19, 2006
Navigation Arrow Beetle problem prompts wood quarantine in Prince George’s
Washington Examiner
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October 19, 2006
Navigation Arrow Destructive Beetle Found In Brandywine
WUSA9
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October 18, 2006
Navigation Arrow Invasive Beetles Detected
Washington Post
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October 12, 2006
Navigation Arrow More Weeds Than Ever
Washington Post
Exotic Invasives Are Adding to Our Pulling Chores
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October 12, 2006
Navigation Arrow Species is a threat to ash trees
Baltimore Examiner
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October 11, 2006
Navigation Arrow Citizen Alert: Emerald Ash Borer Detected in P.G. County
Southern Maryland Online
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September 14, 2006
Navigation Arrow Property Surveys for the Emerald Ash Borer Begin
MDA Press Release
Brandywine/Clinton Area Residents Can Expect to See Officials Scouting - “Don’t Pack Firewood - Buy it Where You Burn It” Message to Firewood Consumers
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August 23, 2006
Navigation Arrow Spread of Invasive Beetle Prompts Tree Quarantine
Washington Post
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August 22, 2006
Navigation Arrow Emerald Ash Borer Surveillance Detects the Presence of the Insect
Maryland Department of Agriculture Press Release
Regional Survey and Response Plans are Being Implemented, No Ash Trees or Hardwood Firewood May Enter or Leave Prince George’s County
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August 8, 2006
Navigation Arrow Discovery of Second Invasive Mitten Crab Raises Worries
Washington Post
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August 2, 2006
Navigation Arrow Chinese Mitten Crab Watch
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
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July 19, 2006
Navigation Arrow Garrett residents frustrated by worsening gypsy moth problem
Cumberland Times-News
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June 29, 2006
Navigation Arrow Stamp Out Bermuda Grass
Bay Weekly
With patience, you need no chemicals to beat this invasive
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June 9, 2006
Navigation Arrow Eight County Gypsy Moth Aerial Spray Program Complete
MDA Press Release
Property Owners Encouraged to Report Egg Masses, Caterpillars, and Defoliation
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November 24, 2005
Navigation Arrow Geese Are Trouble For Homeowners, Naturalists Alike
Washington Post
Birds Wreak Havoc on Environment
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November 3, 2005
Navigation Arrow Two Predators of Insect that is Killing Hemlock Trees Recovered
Maryland Department of Agriculture Press Release
Bio-control project showing promise in Allegany County
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October 19, 2005
Navigation Arrow Invasive Species
WAMU, 88.5 FM, American University Radio
Guests:
Jonathan McKnight, Associate Director, Habitat Conservation, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Keith Tomlinson, Park Manager, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Lori Williams, Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council
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September 15, 2005
Navigation Arrow Battling Alien Invaders
Bay Weekly
Making war on phragmites and other flora that take no prisoners
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August 8, 2005
Navigation Arrow Asian Beetle's Impact Unclear
Washington Post
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