The invasive Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) poses a serious threat to our New England trees. The insect has already caused extensive damage to trees in New York, Illinois, New Jersey, and Worcester, Mass. It was recently reported in Boston (July 2010).
To learn more, click on this link to the UConn Home & Garden Education Center Fact Sheet.
The January 2009 edition of NPDN First Detector Network News gives the latest update on this threat.