Grants Provide for Orchard Fencing and more

The CT Chapter has been the recipient of two generous grants which provided for the fencing and operational support of the American chestnut research orchard at Great Mountain Forest. Each grant was for $5000, totaling $10,000 and were from organizations which requested anonymity. The grants were restricted for use at the Great Mountain Forest Orchard. […]

Asian Longhorned Beetle sighting confirmed in Mass

From UMass Extension: Asian Longhorned Beetle found in Massachusetts The Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) has been positively identified in an infestation in the Greendale section (northeast sector) of Worcester, MA. Personnel from the USDA PPQ and Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) inspected the site on Saturday August 2, 2008 and discovered the infestation. […]