Asian Longhorned Beetle: A Threat to Trees

Key Points:

– Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) has invaded four states, posing a significant threat to trees.
– Compliance training is required for landscapers operating in areas affected by ALB.
– The ALB is a tree-killing insect that attacks a wide variety of hardwood trees.
– Infested trees need to be removed and destroyed to prevent the spread of the ALB.
– Compliance training helps landscapers identify and report ALB sightings, preventing further infestation.

In Conclusion:

The Asian longhorned beetle is a tree-killing insect that has invaded several states. Landscapers in affected areas are required to undergo compliance training to help identify and report sightings of the beetle. This training plays a crucial role in preventing the further spread of the ALB and protecting our trees.