Southern Pine Beetle Found in the Capital Region

posted by WGY News -

An unwanted pest makes its way to our area

The Agency is reporting that the Southern Pine Beetle has been found in our area.

A Pine Beetle was found in a trap near Rapp Road in Albany.

It is the first time that a Southern Pine Beetle has been found so far to the North.

State DEC says these invasive pests can pose a significant threat to New York State's Pine Forests.

They are working to stay ahead of a possible infestation from these destructive pests.

Photo: University of Florida Website



Content Goes Here

This ad will close in X seconds.