Michigan Department of Rural Development

In Michigan, Tree Check Month means looking for signs of invasive Asian longhorned beetle

Egg pits chewed by female Asian longhorned beetles may be one of the first signs of infestation. (Photo courtesy Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program)The U.S Department of Agriculture has declared August as national Tree Check Month – time to be on the lookout for invasive, destructive pests threatening Michigan’s urban and forest landscapes. The Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural…