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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid – NOT YET IN REGION

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid – NOT YET IN REGION

HWA is tiny, less than 1/16″ long, and is dark reddish-brown to purplish-black in color. Its name derives from a white “wool-like” covering called an ovisac on mature egg laying adults.

By February 15, 2014 Read More →
Common Reed Grass

Common Reed Grass

Common reed grass, or phragmites, is a tall, herbaceous perennial ranging in height from 3-15 feet. Leaves and stems are stiff and sharp. Large, feathery plumes of flowers change from purple-brown in July, to tan-grey by late in the season.

By February 11, 2014 Read More →
Spiny Waterflea

Spiny Waterflea

Spiny waterfleas are tiny crustaceans less than 1/2″ long with long, sharp, barbed tails. Spiny waterfleas collect in gelatinous globs on fishing equipment and lines.

By January 6, 2014 Read More →