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Firewood from quarantined Worcester area found in Maine
June 4, 2011 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Firewood from quarantined Worcester area found in Maine
Firewood from quarantined Worcester area found in Maine

Although it did not appear to be infested, firewood from Worcester was seized by Maine Forest Service rangers last week, according to the Kennebec Journal and several other news sources.

Dodge Park gutted in beetle battle
May 23, 2011 – 11:58 am | One Comment
Dodge Park gutted in beetle battle

In the war against the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Dodge Park has fallen. The once thickly-forested park nestled off Randolph Street is being clear cut. In large sections where dense forest once stood, little but bare dirt and sawdust remains. But was it all necessary? The USDA says yes.

Regrowing Worcester’s foliage
November 18, 2010 – 2:22 pm | Comments Off on Regrowing Worcester’s foliage
Regrowing Worcester’s foliage

The tree-munching Asian Longhorn Beetle’s sweep through the Worcester area over the past two years left a path of woodland devastation. But the key player in rebuilding those wooded areas may be you.