Asian longhorned beetle in massachusetts
Asian Longhorned Beetles
The Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis, or ALB) is a threat to America's hardwood trees. With no current cure, early identification and.
Use this form to report a possible Asian longhorned beetle sighting in Massachusetts or other states. Capture and preserve the insect if possible (place in freezer.
Description:They also partner with other federal agencies, state agencies such as the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources MDAR , local city and town government officials, and other stakeholders in Massachusetts. In the regulated area of Massachusetts where Asian longhorned beetle is currently found miles2 encompassing all of Worcester, Shrewsbury, Boylston, West Boylston, and parts of Holden and Auburn , all 12 of these genera of trees are regulated materials and cannot be moved outside of the regulated area into other portions of the state or country. If you perform work on or sell regulated materials any of the above listed 12 genera or firewood of all hardwood species within the regulated area, you must enter into a compliance agreement with the Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program to move items to approved disposal sites. Before entering into this agreement, landscapers, arborists, firewood dealers, construction companies, nurseries, and other commercial entities must attend a free compliance training provided by the program. For more information about compliance trainings and ALB regulations, including which materials are regulated, please call , email ALBWorcester aphis.