It’s a beetle that kills trees, and state officials want to keep it out of Virginia

USDA photo

USDA photo

State agriculture officials have issued an alert  for the Asian Longhorned Beetle. It has not yet been seen in Virginia, but officials fear that if it does arrive, it could do great harm to valuable hardwood stands. WLNI’s Evan Jones has the story.

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Click here for USDA information on the Asian Longhorned Beetle