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Asian Long-horned Beetle

Asian Long-horned Beetle

Asian Long-horned Beetle  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Forest Pests & Pathogens Background Asian long-horned beetle (ALHB) is an invasive forest pest with no natural enemies in North America that attacks nearly all broadleaf trees, with native...
Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Forest Pests & Pathogens Background Emerald Ash Borer is a forest pest native to Asia that has killed millions of Ash trees in southwestern Ontario, and the Great Lakes States. Due to its major...
LDD Moth

LDD Moth

LDD Moth  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Forest Pests & Pathogens Note: this page is about the invasive moth species Lymantria dispar dispar (LDD), previously referred to as the Gypsy Moth. That name is derived from a culturally offensive slur;...
Invasive Earthworms

Invasive Earthworms

Invasive Earthworms  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Forest Pests & Pathogens Background Native earthworms from Canada were removed by the last glaciers and of the 19 species confirmed in Ontario, 17 originate from Europe and 2 from the United...
Mountain Pine Beetle

Mountain Pine Beetle

Mountain Pine Beetle  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Forest Pests & Pathogens Background Mountain pine beetle is an insect responsible for creating widespread pine mortality in British Columbia. Native to western North American forests, this small...
Beech Bark Disease

Beech Bark Disease

Beech Bark Disease  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Forest Pests & Pathogens Background Beech bark disease is a new threat affecting beech (Fagus grandifolia) trees in Canada’s hardwood and mixed forests. This disease is caused by a combination of an...