CT Tree Climbing Competition 2015


The CT Tree Climbing Competition took place on Saturday, May 2 2015, at Ballantine Park in Southbury.  It was a fun and exciting event, with a good turnout to cheer on the 21 climbers.  The five preliminary events got the crowd going, as the climbers … [Read more...]

New Insect in CT – Southern Pine Beetle


I wanted to provide some information regarding a new insect now known to be in Connecticut - the Southern Pine Beetle (SPB for short).  Expect more detailed information from Dr. Victoria Smith in the upcoming newsletter, but here is some background … [Read more...]

EAB Quarantine Update


All of Connecticut is now under the larger federal quarantine for EAB. On December 5, 2014, the Director of the CT Agricultural Experiment Station rescinded the quarantine that had been placed on the four western counties in Connecticut and, in its … [Read more...]