Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2013’

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TREE SAVERS: Why are my Hemlocks Dying


Eastern and Carolina hemlocks are dying because of an invasive hemlock-eating pest transplanted from Japan. The pest – Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) – kills hemlocks by sucking the nutrients from the tree, killing it in as little as 3-5 years. Sadly, this voracious adelgid destroys entire hemlock forests in as little as 6-10 years. HWA is what’s killing your hemlocks. …

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Biological Control of Hemlock Wooly AdelgidDiseas – St BEETLE FACTS “The best option for managing Hemlock woolly adelgid in forests is biological control.” U.S. Department of Agriculture 2005 The more you know about biological control of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid (HWA) using the S.tsugae beetle (Sasajiscymnus tsugae), the better chance we all have of saving our majestic Hemlock Forests. This involves …

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TREE SAVERS Video: New Hope in the Fight Against HWA

Seeing is believing. Take a video tour of Tree Savers™ new state-of-the-art biological control lab! In our very first season we’re producing hundreds of thousands of voracious HWA eating S.tsugae beetles. There’s new hope for hemlocks…and Tree Savers is making it happen!  

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Restored Hemlock

New Hope for Eastern and Carolina Hemlocks

Tree Savers Announces First-Ever High Volume Commercial Lab for the S.tsugae beetle Tree Savers™ new state-of-the-art biological control laboratory is now producing hundreds of thousands of S.tsugae beetles for commercial release. There’s new hope in the fight to eradicate HWA in Eastern and Carolina Hemlock forests. Greentown, PA (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 — Tree Savers™ announces the most advanced private biological …

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