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Asian longhorned beetleThe Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) was found in Worcester, MA in August 2008 and in Boston in July 2010. This insect pest poses a serious risk to trees and forests. ALB hasn't been found in New Hampshire as of today. Help keep them out.


Time to check your swimming pools for ALB.

Follow these steps:

  1. Take a picture and upload &/or
  2. Report a possible sighting
  3. Don't move firewood

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Don't Move Firewood!

firewood Did you know there is a ban on untreated, out-of-state firewood in NH without a commercial or home heating compliance agreement? Learn why here.

If you have taken wood from the Worcester, MA area, even if it was years ago, please call Kyle Lombard (Div. of Forests & Lands, 464-3016), Piera Siegert (NHDA, 271-2561), or Karen Bennett (UNH Cooperative Extension, 862-4861). We'll come out and inspect it to make sure it's not infested. There is no penalty to you.

Cooperating agencies:
UNH Cooperative Extension
NH Department of Ag, Markets, and Food
NH Division of Forests and Lands
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