The arrival was feared and inevitable. And now an immensely destructive pest has made its way into Baltimore.
The Maryland Department of Agriculture is urging residents to help reduce the spread of invasive species that pose a threat to agricultural and natural resources.
About 130 farmers welcomed the prediction that the brown mamorated stink bug population will not be as invasive this year as it was in 2011.
It’s got a cute name– the tumbling flower beetle. But it’s got a nasty appetite, and fortunately, it was stopped in time at the Port of Baltimore.