Category Archives: Emerald Ash Borer

Taking a Stand Against the Emerald Ash Borer in Texas

Dr. Stephen Clarke describes efforts to prevent the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer in Texas. Learn if researchers have discovered a native champion against this invasive pest and if warmer temperatures could halt its spread from the Northern United States. Dr. Clarke is a Forest Entomologist with the U.S. Forest Service.

This video is part of Commander Ben’s “Invasive Species: Secrets Revealed” series of interviews from the 2011 Texas Invasive Plant and Pest Conference.

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The Relentless March of the Soapberry Borer in Texas

Dr. Ronald F. Billings talks about the expanding range of the Soapberry Borer and how this invasive pest attacks native Western Soapberry trees in Texas. Also, learn how not moving firewood can help prevent the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer, another invasive species in the same genus. Dr. Billings is a Forest Health Manager with the Texas Forest Service.

This video is part of Commander Ben’s “Invasive Species: Secrets Revealed” series of interviews from the 2011 Texas Invasive Plant and Pest Conference.

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