- Trunk injection of the host trees
- Active ingredient of Imidaclopid
- Label rate will be followed
- Same locations/properties will be asked to participate
Environmental monitoring will also continue throughout 2012. MA ALB Cooperative Eradication Program staff will begin canvassing for participant releases in early May.
For more information, please visit www.mass.gov/agr/alb.htm or call the MA Asian Longhorned Beetle Hotline at 866-702-9938.
The 1.5 mile radius around the Faulkner Hospital site remains a "Regulated Area" and tree surveys continue. Find out if your residence is affected.
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Update on Yard Waste Collection in ALB Regulated Area
Leaf and yard waste collected in the Asian Longhorn Beetle (ALB) regulated area can be placed curbside on your trash collection day, where it will be appropriately disposed of in accordance with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and MA Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) ALB Eradication Program Guidelines. Please place yard waste on the curb by 7AM on your scheduled trash/recycling day. Tie branches with string, 3' maximum length and no wider than 1 inch. Do not put branches in barrels.
Waste Reduction Protocols for leaf and yard waste
Report a Possible ALB Sighting
Tree inspectors from the USDA and DCR will continue with surveys on both public and private property in the Regulated Area to look for signs of ALB. We need you to keep an eye out for possible infestations. Visit the USDA's Beetle Busters for information on how to identify ALB.
- Call the ALB hotline at 1-866-702-9938
- Submit an online report to the State's Department of Agricultural Resources.