Exotic Pest Reporting
Bark beetle (Pityoborus comatus) is an insect pest of pine trees . It was first detected in Delaware in 2012.
Bark beetles reproduce in the inner bark of trees. However, most live in weak, dying, or dead host. Others help in the decomposition of dead wood.
03/04/2020 - Aerial survey shows bark beetles are alive and well
11/11/2019 - Battling Black Pine Consequence
06/06/2019 - Invasive species facts and information
06/06/2019 - Sudden oak death: Not just a threat for oak trees
09/27/2018 - What is happening to our pines?
08/23/2018 - Laws have unintended consequences
07/23/2018 - Białowieża Forest: A new threat
07/23/2018 - Study: Warm winters could aid spread of bark beetles
07/19/2018 - Pine beetles are at normal levels in CB
03/28/2016 - Sandhills nursery ships trees across Midwest
10/23/2015 - Trail of 100 Giants closed
06/26/2015 - Controlling bark beetle infestation
03/02/2015 - Fungus could halt bark beetle munching
08/06/2014 - George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles
02/09/2014 - Hazard tree removal at Big Lake near completion