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Asian Long-horned Beetle

Asian Long-horned Beetle

Asian Long-horned Beetle Anoplophora glabripennis  Home 9 Tag: Asian Long-horned Beetle This program, funded in part by the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, aims to support pork producers in the detection of wild pigs (including escaped domestic pigs)...
Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer Agrilus planipennis  Home 9 2021 9 March ( Page 11 ) 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 economic...
Spongy Moth

Spongy Moth

Spongy Moth Lymantria dispar dispar  Home 9 2021 9 March ( Page 11 ) Background Spongy moth is an insect native to Europe and Asia that has been severely weakening trees across North America. Spongy moth was introduced to North America in the late...
Invasive Earthworms

Invasive Earthworms

Invasive Earthworms  Home 9 2021 9 March ( Page 11 ) 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 States. Since the retreat of...
Mountain Pine Beetle

Mountain Pine Beetle

Mountain Pine Beetle Dendroctonus ponderosae  Home 9 2021 9 March ( Page 11 ) What is Ontario Doing? To prevent this unwanted invader from coming into the province, Ontario has regulated mountain pine beetle as prohibited under the Invasive Species...
Beech Bark Disease

Beech Bark Disease

Beech Bark Disease Neonectria faginata  Home 9 2021 9 March ( Page 12 ) 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...