With the arrival of an invasive green Asian beetle in Baltimore, local governments and property owners are confronting tough — and potentially costly — choices about whether to try to save ash trees at risk of infestation or cut them down.
The arrival was feared and inevitable. And now an immensely destructive pest has made its way into Baltimore.
Maryland is using insects to fight invasive species.
Car enthusiast Mike West test drives the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle and feels unexpectedly macho.
Eating them before they eat the trees. That’s the latest strategy being tried to slow down the Emerald Ash Borer beetle.
They are some of Maryland’s oldest living things. Despite centuries of growth, the state’s old growth hemlocks are being threatened by an invasive bug the size of a poppy seed.
All of Maryland west of the Chesapeake has been placed under a quarantine.
If you’re camping over the Memorial Day weekend, you can help stop the spread of a pest killing ash trees by not taking firewood with you.
The Port of Baltimore proved to be the last stop for a bug not more than an inch long—and it’s lucky it was stopped.
The battlefields of Dick Bean’s war are sometimes muddy and require tall rubber boots to navigate. But neither the muck nor the considerable damage inflicted by the enemy over a theater of operations measuring 60 square miles gets him down.